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Record 4650

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Lillian Faithfull (b. c.1860) recalls her mother reading widely and thoroughly, making careful annotations, no day being considered satisfactory without its quota of what was known as "solid reading". Carpenter's "Mental Physiology", H. T. Buckle's "History of Civilisation", and John Seeley's "Ecce Homo" remained in Faithfull's memory as beng among the books with which they battled together ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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:

Reading Group:Lillian Faithfull and mother
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William B Carpenter
Title: Principles of Mental Physiology
Genre: Social Science, Science, Medicine, Psychology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4650  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 198
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 198, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4650, accessed: 09 December 2019

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