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Record Number: 19201


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read 'Scenes of Clerical Life', published in Blackwood, for [italics] this [end italics] year, - I shd think they began as early as Janry or February - They are a discovery of my own, & I am so proud of them. [italics] Do [end italics] read them. I have not a notion who wrote them'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1857 and 7 Dec 1857

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Manchester
specific address: 84 Plymouth Grove

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:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Sep 1810

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and clergyman's wife

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:

George Eliot [pseud.]

Title:

Scenes from Clerical Life

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Blackwood's edinburgh Magazine, 1857

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19201

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:

493

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 493, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19201, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

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

   
   
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