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Record 26228

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Stayed in all yesterday in crashing rain, and was busy at something all day till 1 at night, except reading "World" on run-away racehorse and pigeonshooting at lunch. French novel at tea, "La petite Comtesse", and Sir G. Baker on Gladstone, Baxter reading to me after dinner.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 May 1884
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: Octave Feuillet
Title: La Petite Comtesse
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26228  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 3
  Page: 1066
  Additional comments: pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 3, p. 1066, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26228, accessed: 16 July 2019

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