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Record Number: 19197


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[A. Stanley] told me something I liked to hear, & so I shall tell it to you. In Moscow he had seen a good deal of a priest of the Greek Church, - a pure Muscovite - but a very intelligent man. Speaking of forms of religion in England this priest was so well acquainted with the position of dissenting ministers with regard to their congregations that A S was surprised, & enquired where & how he got his knowledge. 'From an English novel. Ruth.''

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 7 Dec 1857

Country:

Russia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Moscow

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:

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

priest

Religion:

Orthodox

Country of Origin:

Russia

Country of Experience:

Russia

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

a Russian priest



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Gaskell

Title:

Ruth

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19197

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:

491

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 491, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19197, accessed: 27 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Charles Eliot Norton.

   
   
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