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Record 25994

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Took up Renan's "St Paul" as I was dressing, and read a little. A piece of epistle in smaller type caught my eye as I was closing the book: "Graces a Dieu pour son ineffable don."'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 13 Aug 1872
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: Ernest Renan
Title: St Paul
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25994  
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: 729
  Additional comments: pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 729, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25994, accessed: 16 July 2019

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