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Record 25907

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Reading "La Petite Fadette" all day, and able to think of nothing else. Nothing learned today but the finish and passion of George Sand among French writers, and her sense of goodness among general thinkers.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 13 Sep 1856
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
   
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: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Sand
Title: La Petite Fadette
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25907  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 2
  Page: 521
  Additional comments: continuous pagination through vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 521, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25907, accessed: 16 October 2019

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