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Record 4720

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
' ...[Lady Frances Balfour] was forbidden to read the second volume of ... [Uncle Tom's Cabin] "but human nature cannot be denied, and of course I read it" ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
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:Lady Frances Balfour
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Feb 1858
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Suffragist
Religion: Church of England
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: 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: 4720  
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: 213
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 213, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4720, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Quotation from Lady Frances Balfour, "Ne Obliviscaris: Dinna Forget" (2 vols, 1930) 1: 89.

 

 

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