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Record 4731

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"Forbidden David Copperfield, Bleak House, The Heart of Midlothian, and The Vicar of Wakefield ... [H. M. Swanwick] read them none the less ... When she was lent Dante Gabriel Rosetti's poems by a friend, 'Jenny' ... came as a welcome antidote [to Dickens's and Scott's treatments of fallen women]."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1875 and 1879
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:

Reader:H. M. Swanwick
Age Child (0-17)
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: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Title: poems including Jenny
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4731  
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: 214
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 214, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4731, accessed: 25 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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