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Record Number: 22718


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From Emily Tennyson's Journal (1873): 'Sept. 5th. [...] Bauer-Sierre. Returned through Domo d'Ossola over the Simplon. The coming over was a great disappointment. Thick mist the whole of the way except the first half-hour when we started from the Simplon Inn [...] During the evening we consoled ourselves by reading Lelia by George Sand'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

5 Sep 1873

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bauer-Sierre

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:

Reading Group:

Alfred and Emily Tennyson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer and wife

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Sand

Title:

Lelia

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22718

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:

149

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hallam Tennyson, Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son, (London, 1897), 2, p. 149, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22718, accessed: 21 May 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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