Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'Garratt escaped [from factory life] to an evening course in English literature, where he felt "like a child that beco...V.W. Garratt Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Muir's] account of his reading material as a young man in Glasgow points to an involvement with poems of the Romanti...Edwin Muir Alfred Lord Tennyson'The Lotus Eaters'Print: Unknown
1900-1945'Philip Inman conveyed a ... specific sense of the uses of literacy for an early Labour MP. The son of a widowed charw...Philip Inman Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Through the Women's Co-operative Guild, Deborah Smith] began reading poetry and, at age fifty one, discovered her ow...Deborah Smith Alfred Lord Tennyson'Break, break, break'Print: Book
1850-1899'Robert White... had somewhat more progressive tastes [than Robert Story], which extended to Shelley, Keats, Childe Ha...Robert White Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'From a classroom library of perhaps two dozen volumes [Richard Hillyer] borrowed one by Tennyson, simply because it h...Richard Hillyer Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1850-1899'Daughter of the editor father, [Rose Macaulay] was given a copy of the complete works of Tennyson when she was eight ...Rose Macaulay Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1850-1899Geraldine Hodgson, The Life of James Elroy Flecker (1925), 'Reading aloud in the family circle was an established cust...James Elroy Flecker Alfred Lord TennysonunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945[A Sheffield Survey organised by Arnold Freeman in 1918, assessing 816 manual workers, gives the following case:] 'Eng...questionaire respondent Alfred Lord Tennyson[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'While his widowed mother... worked a market stall, Ralph Finn scrambled up the scholarship ladder to Oxford Universit...Ralph Finn Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Book
1900-1945'When, during the 1926 miners' strike, [G.A.W. Tomlinson] read 'The Charge of the Light Brigade', an obvious political...G.A.W. Tomlinson Alfred Lord TennysonThe Charge of the Light BrigadePrint: Book
1900-1945'[Helen Crawfurd] derived lessons in socialism and feminism from Carlyle, Shaw, Wells, Galsworthy, Arnold Bennett, Ibs...Helen Crawfurd Alfred Lord TennysonThe PrincessPrint: Book
1850-1899'my mother arrived in England with a great respect for culture, and eager to learn all she could. We find her struggli...Maud du Puy Alfred Lord TennysonPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'Went to hear Mr and Mrs Wigan read Tennyson and "the Rivals" at Apsley House'.Mr and Mrs WiganAlfred Lord TennysonunknownPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Read Tennyson's new vol. of poems and particularly like "The first Quarrel".'George Eliot [pseud] Alfred Lord Tennyson[poems including 'The First Quarrel']Print: Book


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