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Record Number: 19430


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am very much obliged to you for letting me see Miss Kavanagh's new work. I will take great care of it and return it before long.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 6 Feb 1862

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:

Julia Kavanagh

Title:

[possibly] French Women of Letters

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
lent by W.S. Williams


Source Information:

Record ID:

19430

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:

920

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 920, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19430, accessed: 18 July 2024


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to W.S. Williams- out of the date sequence of the rest of the volume as found at a late stage in the publication process. Work could also have been 'English Women of Letters', also published 1862; Gaskell had expressed an interest in Kavanagh's volume on French writers because she (Gaskell) was writing on Madame de Sevigne.

   
   
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