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Record 19298

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I suspect that Meta has taken up either the 5th vol. of Modern Painters, or Tyndall on Glaciers, both of which books she is reading now, and Florence is probably reading the 'Amber-Witch'.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 Apr 1861
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
specific address: 46 Plymouth Grove
   
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 Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1837
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's daughter
Religion: Unitarian
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: John Ruskin
Title: Modern Painters
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19298  
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: 645
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 645, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19298, accessed: 24 May 2019

Additional comments:

additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Charles Eliot Norton

 

 

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