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Record 22216

Reading Experience:

From Emily Tennyson's journal, 17 August 1866: 'We took Lionel [son] to school at Hastings [...] We then left for Park House, Maidstone [...] In the evening, at the Lushingtons' request, A. read "The Victim, or The Norse Queen," "The Voyage," and "All Along the Valley."'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 17 Aug 1866
Country: England
Time: evening
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 6 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: In the Valley of Cauteretz
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 22216  
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: 2
  Page: 39
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 39,, accessed: 25 June 2022

Additional comments:

'All along the Valley' are opening words of text.



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