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Record Number: 19431


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'They got dingy novels from the Caen Circg Library, & had no other books, I fancy. No wonder they "hate living abroad".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 23 Jul 1862

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Caen

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:

'the Heald girls'

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

Borrowed (circulating library)
from Caen circulating library


Source Information:

Record ID:

19431

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:

927

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 927, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19431, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Catherine Winkworth - out of the date sequence of the rest of the volume as found at a late stage in the publication process.

   
   
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