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Record Number: 19107


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'They used to read to each other when they had written so much. Their father never knew a word about it.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 25 Aug 1850

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Haworth

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:

the Bronte sisters

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writers

Religion:

n/a

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:

Bronte

Title:

[works by all three sisters]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

19107

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Editor:

J.A.V. Chapple

Title:

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

Place of Publication:

Manchester

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

126

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 126, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19107, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Catherine Winkworth.

   
   
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