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Record 19118

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'She [Gaskell's daughter 'Meta' or Margaret Emily] is [italics] quite [end italics] able to appreciate any book I am reading. Ruskin's Seven Lamps of Architecture for the last instance'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 1 Sep 1851
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
   
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:Margaret Emily Gaskell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1837
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: daughter of clergyman and writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: daughter of Elizabeth Gaskell

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Seven Lamps of Architecture, The
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19118  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 161
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 161, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19118, accessed: 19 May 2019

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Anne Robson

 

 

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