Georgics (II)

Reading experience

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Georgics (II)

Reading experience
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Evidence

From Hallam Tennyson"s account of "My Father"s Illness [1888]": "He read or had read to him at this time the following books or essays: Leaf"s edition of the Iliad; the Iphigenia of Aulis, expressing ""wonder at its modernness""; Matthew Arnold on Tolstoi; Fiske"s Destiny of Man; Gibbon"s History, especially praising the Fall of Constantinople; Keats [sic] poems; Wordsworth"s ""Recluse."" Of this last he said: ""I like the passages which have been published before, such as that about the dance of a flock of birds, driven by a thoughtless impulse [...]"" "He often looked at his Virgil, more than ever delighting in what he called ""that splendid end of the second Georgic."""

Source

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Tennyson, Alfred
Aged 79 [Experience in 1888, born in 1809]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes


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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/81444
Accessed on 2019/12/12 04:40:00

Related place
England
Related people
Tennyson, Alfred
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
Related place
England
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Georgics (II)

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-22991

Evidence

From Hallam Tennyson"s account of "My Father"s Illness [1888]": "He read or had read to him at this time the following books or essays: Leaf"s edition of the Iliad; the Iphigenia of Aulis, expressing ""wonder at its modernness""; Matthew Arnold on Tolstoi; Fiske"s Destiny of Man; Gibbon"s History, especially praising the Fall of Constantinople; Keats [sic] poems; Wordsworth"s ""Recluse."" Of this last he said: ""I like the passages which have been published before, such as that about the dance of a flock of birds, driven by a thoughtless impulse [...]"" "He often looked at his Virgil, more than ever delighting in what he called ""that splendid end of the second Georgic."""

Source

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Tennyson, Alfred
Aged 79 [Experience in 1888, born in 1809]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
September 9 - December 31 1888
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/81444
Accessed on 2019/12/12 04:40:00

Related place
England
Related people
Tennyson, Alfred
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
Related place
England
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