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Record Number: 21290


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[During the 1880s Gissing] continued to read Latin and Greek authors daily'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1880 and 31 Dec 1889

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: probably London

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:

George Gissing

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

22 Nov 1857

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

author

Religion:

none

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

in Latin and Greek

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

21290

Source:

Print

Author:

Michael Collie

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Alien Art. A Critical Study of George Gissing's Novels

Place of Publication:

Folkestone

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

43

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Michael Collie, The Alien Art. A Critical Study of George Gissing's Novels (Folkestone, 1979), p. 43, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=21290, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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