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Record Number: 29382


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have been reading Carlyle, like all the rest of the world. He has been writing a sort of pamphlet on the state of England called ''Chartism.'' It is full of compassion and good feeling but utterly unreasonable.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1839 and 7 Feb 1840

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

London
12 Upper Gower Street

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

wife and mother

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

Title:

Chartism

Genre:

Social Science, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Pamphlet

Publication Details

December 1839

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29382

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

2

Page:

52

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emma Darwin to her aunt Jessie Sismondi.

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), 2, p. 52, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29382, accessed: 18 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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