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Record Number: 4868


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Murray (of the Hand-Books) has lately put forward a work which I have found very full of entertaining reading: a couple of well-sized volumes treating of every place of the smallest individuality within circuit of twenty miles round London'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1877

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

USA

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[a guidebook to the areas round London]

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Guide book

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

John Murray

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4868

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Suburbs of London

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1877

Vol:

n/a

Page:

n/a

Additional Comments:

in Henry James, Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America (The Library of America, New York, 1993), ed. Richard Howard, p. 276

Citation:

Henry James, The Suburbs of London (1877), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4868, accessed: 18 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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