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Record 25860

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have been reading Berkeley's paper, no. 55, in the "Guardian". There is this curious inconsistency in it, that setting out with deprecating any intention to turn argument into satire, by attributing ill designs to his opponents, the writer yet uses no argument throughout but what is derived from designs supposed of one sort or another...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Aug 1847
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Leamington
   
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: George [?] Berkeley
Title: Guardian
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25860  
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: 353
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 1, p. 353, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25860, accessed: 20 November 2019

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