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Record 11164

Reading Experience:

'On the day that the bloody battle of Gravellote was fought [August 18, 1870] they [Hardy and Emma] were reading Tennyson in the grounds of the rectory.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 18 Aug 1870
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Cornwall
other location: St Juliot Rectory
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:

Reading Group:Thomas Hardy and his wife Emma Gifford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Reading aloud to each other?
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: [Unknown - Poetry]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11164  
Source - Print  
  Author: J. O. Bailey
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Poetry of Thomas Hardy
  Place of Publication: Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 499
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: J. O. Bailey, The Poetry of Thomas Hardy (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970), p. 499,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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