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Record Number: 11254


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In this caprice, if I may call it so, I think that my Father had before him the fine republican example of "Sandford and Merton", some parts of which book he admired extremely.'

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1830 and 31 Dec 1860

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:

Philip Gosse

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1810

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

zoological writer

Religion:

Plymouth Brethren

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Day

Title:

The History of Sandford and Merton

Genre:

Children's Lit, Education

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11254

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:

169

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Edmund Gosse, Father and Son: a study of two temperments (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994), p. 169, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11254, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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