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Record 19353

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Will you ask Mr Lowell if he would [italics] give [end italics] me his Fireside Travels, with his writing inside? I was so entirely delighted with that book, and should [italics] so [end italics] like to have it [italics] from him [end italics].'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 5 Feb 1865
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: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: 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: James Russell Lowell
Title: Fireside Travels
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19353  
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: 746
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 746, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19353, accessed: 26 May 2019

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to Charles Eliot Norton

 

 

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