Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 23031

Reading Experience:

From Hallam Tennyson's journal (1890-91): 'March 8th. [1890] He made me read Southwell's "Burning Babe" to him out of Palgrave's Sacred Song.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 8 Mar 1890
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:Hallam Tennyson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1852
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Alfred Tennyson (b. 1809).
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Southwell
Title: 'The Burning Babe'
Genre: Other religious, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In F. T. Palgrave, ed., Treasury of Sacred Song (1889)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23031  
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: 376
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 376,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)