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Record Number: 8543


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read part of Oedipus Coloneus [title underlined].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

14 Jun 1848

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: Cornwall

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Alfred Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Poet

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Sophocles (?)

Title:

Oedipus Coloneus [sic]

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8543

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Cecil Land

Title:

The letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1982

Vol:

n/a

Page:

290

Additional Comments:

Eds Cecil Y Land and Edgar F Shannon Jr.

Citation:

Cecil Land (ed.), The letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson (Oxford, 1982), p. 290, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8543, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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