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Record 25939

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Take Wordsworth's lines, page 189, of Saturn and his system, for type of his wide, thoughtful, as opposed to Tennyson's acute and passionate wisdom. (Examine passage I, p. 194, for Greek character.)'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 13 Jul 1866
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Boulogne
   
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: William Wordsworth
Title: The Excursion
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25939  
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: 593
  Additional comments: pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 593, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25939, accessed: 16 July 2019

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