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Record Number: 11300


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'neither had read a romance since, in childhood, they had dipped into the "Waverley Novels" as they appeared in succession.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1820 and 31 Dec 1825

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:

Reading Group:

Philip and Emily Gosse

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Zoological writer and his wife

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:

Sir Walter Scott

Title:

Waverley Novels

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11300

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:

33

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Edmund Gosse, Father and Son: a study of two temperments (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994), p. 33, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11300, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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