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Record 19258

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'No! I have not read nothing! - not even a review of Idylls of the King - only heard Mrs Norton's account of Tennyson's reading it'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 4 Aug 1859
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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, Lord Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 6 Aug 1809
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mrs Norton
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [review of his own 'Idylls of the King']
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19258  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 567
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 567, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19258, accessed: 29 February 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to George Smith

 

 

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