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Record 21423

Reading Experience:

Thomas Carlyle to Alfred Tennyson, 7 December 1842: 'I have just been reading your Poems; I have read certain of them over again [goes on to praise Poems further, citing examples from volume]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1842 and 7 Dec 1842
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:Thomas Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1795
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Poems
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 vols, 1842
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21423  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hallam Tennyson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1897
  Vol: 1
  Page: 213-14; 213
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 213-14; 213,, accessed: 30 May 2023

Additional comments:



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