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Record 3402

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After reading at the Athenaeum a section of Ruskin's autobiography, "Praeterita", published in instalments between 1885 and 1889, Grant Duff reflected [in diary for 14 August 1889] that it was "an admirable specimen of its author's merits and defects ..."'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Aug 1889
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: The Athenaeum
   
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:Grant Duff
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Ruskin
Title: Praeterita
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3402  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 216
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 216, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3402, accessed: 20 August 2019

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