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Record 28478

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[George Henry Lewes to Elizabeth Gaskell:] 'When Jane Eyre first appeared, the publishers courteously sent me a copy. The enthusiasm with which I read it made me go down to Mr Parker, and propose to write a review of it for Fraser's Magazine [...] Meanwhile I had written to Miss Bronte to tell her the delight with which her book filled me'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1847 and 31 Oct 1847
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:George Henry Lewes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Apr 1817
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Charlotte Bronte
Title: Jane Eyre
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28478  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington
  Title: The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: I-II
  Page: II:152
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas James Wise and John Alexander Symington (ed.), The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence (Oxford, 1980), I-II, p. II:152, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28478, accessed: 13 November 2019

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