Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo


RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Record Number: 11238


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'During those melancholy weeks at Pimlico, I read aloud another work of the same nature as those of Habershon and Jukes, the "Horae Apocalypticae" of a Mr. Elliott. This was written, I think in a less disagreeable style, and certainly it was less opaquely obscure to me...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1856 and 30 Nov 1856

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
location in dwelling: lodgings room in Pimlico

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

ill mother, Emily Gosse


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Bishop Edward Elliott

Title:

Horae Apocalypticae

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11238

Source:

Print

Author:

Edmund Gosse

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Father and Son: a study of two temperments

Place of Publication:

Keele: Ryburn Publishing

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

n/a

Page:

67

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Edmund Gosse, Father and Son: a study of two temperments (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994), p. 67, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11238, accessed: 27 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design