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Record 11227

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[footnote includes a quote from Evenings and the following:] 'Nevertheless, the germs of all modern conceit and error respecting manufacture and industry ads rivalsto Art and Genius, are concentrated in "Evenings at Home", and Harry and Lucy S...'
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)
n/a
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: 11227  
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: 34
  Page: 314
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, 'Fors Infantiae' in The Works of John Ruskin on CD-Rom (Cambridge, 1996), 34, p. 314, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11227, accessed: 23 April 2019

Additional comments:

Co-author Anna Letitia Barbauld (nee Aikin)

 

 

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