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Record 8539

Reading Experience:

'Lovely lines - but I knew them before ... the two last, two years ago in ... Schneidemn's Greek fragments - a book Frank Lushington had and which I ever since intended to get.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1844 and 31 Dec 1844
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cheltenham
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 1809
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Poet
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: F W Schneidewin
Title: Delectus Presis Graeconim elegiacae, iambinis, melicae
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1838
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 8539  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Cecil Land
  Title: The letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1982
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 264
  Additional comments: Eds Cecil Y Land and Edgar F Shannon Jr.

Citation: Cecil Land (ed.), The letters of Alfred Lord Tennyson (Oxford, 1982), p. 264,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:

Evidence recorded in November 1846, actual experience in 1844.



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