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Record 21854

Reading Experience:

'[Laurent Tailhade] must have lent him one of his two volumes of collected poems because Owen soon started a translation of a [italics] ballade elegiaque [end italics] from it'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 20 Aug 1914 and 31 Aug 1914
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bagneres
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:Wilfred Owen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Mar 1893
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: tutor, later soldier and poet
Religion: none
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Laurent Tailhade
Title: Poemes elegiaques
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
lent by Tailhade


Source Information:

Record ID: 21854  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dominic Hibberd
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Owen the Poet
  Place of Publication: Basingstoke
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 36
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dominic Hibberd, Owen the Poet (Basingstoke, 1986), p. 36,, accessed: 06 July 2022

Additional comments:

Tailhade later presented him with the two volumes of his poems.



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