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Record 19122

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Wm brought me Bernard Palissy, but it so happened I had not a moment of time for reading except one day, when I got very interested in four or 5 chapters, & then the book had to go back'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 8 Dec 1852 and 20 Dec 1852
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:Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer and clergyman's wife
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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: H. Morley
Title: Palissy the Potter
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
obviously borrowed but not sure whence

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19122  
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: 218
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 218, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19122, accessed: 09 December 2019

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Elizabeth Holland

 

 

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