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Record 28463

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I recalled Ruskin's words in the Preface to "Sesame and Lilies": "Let heart-sickness pass beyond a certain point and the heart loses its life for ever."'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1900 and 20 Oct 1945
Country: unknown
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:Vera Brittain
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Dec 1893
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Sesame and Lilies
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1865
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28463  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Experience
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 396
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Experience (Great Britain, 1980), p. 396, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28463, accessed: 20 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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