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Record 24060

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After reading the first volume [of Mrs Ward's "Robert Elsmere"] he [William Arnold] wrote to Mrs Arnold, "You may look forward to finding yourself the mother of a famous woman!".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1888 and 31 Dec 1888
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:William Arnold
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: n/a
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: brother of Mrs Ward

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Augusta Ward
Title: Robert Elsmere
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24060  
Source - Print  
  Author: Janet Penrose Trevelyan
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1923
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 53
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Janet Penrose Trevelyan, The Life of Mrs Humphry Ward (London, 1923), p. 53, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24060, accessed: 18 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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