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Record 23112

Reading Experience:

John Tyndall to Hallam Tennyson (1893): 'In the year 1885 [...] were published Tiresias, and Other Poems, by Alfred Lord Tennyson. For a copy of this remarkable volume I am indebted to its author [goes on enthusiastically to discuss, and to quote at length from, various pieces in volume]'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1885 and 31 Dec 1892
Country: n/a
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:John Tyndall
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1820
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Scientist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Alfred Tennyson
Title: Tiresias and Other Poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1885
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 23112  
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: 476-478; 476
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son (London, 1897), 2, p. 476-478; 476,, accessed: 06 June 2023

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