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Record Number: 29513


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Letter] 'The two articles in the ''Fortnightly'' by Greg and Gladstone are very striking; I think the first G. so reasonable and cool and the second so fiery and full of elan.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between Aug and Aug 1878

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

wife & 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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Title:

England's Mission

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

1878

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29513

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:

V2

Page:

232

Additional Comments:

Editor's note: 'There is no article in the ''Fortnightly'' by Gladstone in 1878. She probably meant ''England's Mission'' in the ''Nineteenth Century'' by Gladstone, and W.R. Greg's paper in a symposium on ''Is popular judgement in politics more right than in that of the higher classes?'' The Eastern question was then exciting great interest in England...'

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29513, accessed: 18 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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