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Record Number: 19409


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Meta & I have read this 1st vol of Rachel Gray - I think it very interesting'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

From: 1 Jan 1856

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:

Reading Group:

Elizabeth and Margaret (Meta) Gaskell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman's wife and writer; clergyman's daughter

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:

Julia Kavanagh

Title:

Rachel Gray

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19409

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:

784

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 784, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19409, accessed: 24 September 2023


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Undated letter to Georgina behrens (?)

   
   
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