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Record 22815

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'On this journey [to the Western Pyrenees] he took Balzac's novels with him, especially delighting in Le pere Goriot and Eugenie Grandet.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 May 1875 and 1 Sep 1875
Country: France
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 6 Aug 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Honore de Balzac
Title: Eugenie Grandet
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22815  
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: 211 n.1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 211 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22815, accessed: 21 July 2024

Additional comments:

Source authors's note accompanies record in main text that 'In the summer my mother had sufficiently recovered to go with my father, my brother and myself to Pau, whence my father and I made a tour in the Western Pyrenees' (p.211).

 

 

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