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Record Number: 17605


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Russell Mitford to Elizabeth Barrett, 29 December 1844: 'I have read the "Chimes." I don't like it [...] Mr Dickens wants the earnest good-faith in narration which makes Balzac so enchanting.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1844 and 28 Dec 1844

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:

Mary Russell Mitford

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1787

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Charles Dickens

Title:

The Chimes

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17605

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

9

Page:

300

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1991), 9, p. 300, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17605, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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