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Record Number: 11006


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The greatest pleasure I have lately had has been the perusal of the 2 last volumes of Froude's Carlyle.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1884 and 31 Dec 1884

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:

Henry James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

United States of America

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

James Anthony Froude

Title:

Thomas Carlyle: A History of his Life in London, 1

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11006

Source:

Print

Author:

Leon Edel

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Henry James Letters

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

54

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Leon Edel, Henry James Letters (London, 1988), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11006, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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