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Record 30200

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am wading through Emerson, as I really wanted to know what transcendentalism means, and I think that it is that intuition is before reason (or facts). It certainly does not suit Wedgwoods, who never have any intuitions.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Dec 1887
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Unitarian
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: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Title: Unknown
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 30200  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Henrietta Litchfield
  Title: Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1915
  Vol: V2
  Page: 278
  Additional comments: Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta. December,1887.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 278, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=30200, accessed: 09 December 2019

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