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Record 3993

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Yet I could not but observe the difference between the zeal with which I snatched at a volume of Carlyle or Ruskin -since these magicians were now first revealing themselves to me -and the increasing languor with which I took up Alford formy daily 'passage' [i.e of Bible study]."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1866 and 31 Dec 1866
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: lodgings in London
   
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:Edmund Gosse
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1849
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: son of zoological writer
Religion: Plymouth Brethren
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: John Ruskin
Title: n/a
Genre: Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3993  
Source - Print  
  Author: Edmund Gosse
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Father and Son : a study of two temperments
  Place of Publication: Keele
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 202
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Edmund Gosse, Father and Son : a study of two temperments (Keele, 1994), p. 202, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3993, accessed: 23 May 2019

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