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Record Number: 25902


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It is curious that the first book I took up here, after my new testament, was the "Christian Year", and it opened at a poem for the 20th Sunday after Trinity, which I had never read before.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

10 Jul 1854

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Chamouni

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:

John Ruskin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Feb 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

art critic and social critic

Religion:

Church of England (evangelical)

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Christian Year

Genre:

Other religious, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25902

Source:

Print

Author:

John Ruskin

Editor:

Joan Evans

Title:

The diaries of John Ruskin

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1956

Vol:

2

Page:

498

Additional Comments:

continuous pagination through vols

Citation:

John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 498, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25902, accessed: 28 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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