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Record 3770

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"In 1905 [Andrew] Lang ... recalled: 'The first book that ever made me cry, of which feat I was horribly ashamed, was 'Uncle Tom's Cabin', with the death of Eva ...'"
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
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:Andrew Lang
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1844
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Title: Uncle Tom's Cabin
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3770  
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: 869
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 869, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3770, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Quotation from Andrew Lang, Adventures Among Books (1905) 18.

 

 

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