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Record 21829

Reading Experience:

'This summer [1857] the tour was to Manchester, Coniston, Inverary Castle, and Carstairs (the home of my father's college friend Monteith). On this journey he read aloud Tom Brown's School-Days to my mother, enjoying it thoroughly.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 May 1857 and 30 Sep 1857
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 Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Aug 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Emily Tennyson
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Hughes
Title: Tom Brown's Schooldays
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1857
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21829  
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: 421
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 1, p. 421,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:



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