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Record 11225

Reading Experience:

'"The story of Eyes and No Eyes in Evenings at Home is intended only to illustrate the difference between inattention and vigilance, but the exercise in narration is a subsequent and separate one, it is in the lucidity, completeness and honesty of statement."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1825 and 31 Dec 1840
Country: n/a
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:John Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer on art
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Aikin
Title: Evenings at Home
Genre: Children's Lit, Conduct books, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11225  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: n/a
  Title: 'Fors Infantiae' in The Works of John Ruskin on CD-Rom
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: 29
  Page: 503
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, 'Fors Infantiae' in The Works of John Ruskin on CD-Rom (Cambridge, 1996), 29, p. 503,, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:

Co-author Anna Letitia Barbauld (nee Aikin)



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