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Record 5385

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
" ... within a few pages [of his copy of Philip Nichols's Sir Francis Drake Revived (1626)], [John Ruskin] writes, 'very obscure' (p. 27) ... 'don't understand at all' (p. 41) ... These few notes register resistance and engagement as they register Ruskin's reactions."
Century: 1800-1849, 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:

Reader:John Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
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: Philip Nichols
Title: Sir Francis Drake Revived
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5385  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 29
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 29, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5385, accessed: 16 July 2019

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