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Record Number: 19352


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'on their wedding journey they [John Symonds and Catherine North] have been writing a paper on Christmas, - which looks to me [italics] very [end italics] clever, & Mr Symonds wants to know if it can go into the Cornhill for January'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

6 Dec 1864

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Manchester
specific address: 46 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:

Unitarian

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:

John Addington Symonds

Title:

Thoughts on Xmas. In Florence, 1863

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

appeared in the Cornhill, Jan 1866

Provenance

borrowed (other)
sent to Mrs Gaskell by Symonds and by her to Smith


Source Information:

Record ID:

19352

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:

739

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 739, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19352, accessed: 21 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to George Smith

   
   
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