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Record 25826

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Note in the beginning of the "Phaedrus", in the speech attributed to Lysias, the ironical introduction of our Saviour's command, to call to the feast only the poor, the maimed, the halt and the blind.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 May 1843
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:John Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Feb 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: art critic and social critic
Religion: Church of England (evangelical)
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: Plato
Title: Phaedrus
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25826  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 1
  Page: 247
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 1, p. 247, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25826, accessed: 20 July 2019

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