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Record Number: 3419


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In "Where Love and Friendship Dwelt" (1944), Marie Belloc remembered of her time as literary correspondent in late 1880s-early 1890s: "Even when I was in London, I read all the new French books I could get hold of..."'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1885 and 31 Dec 1895

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: 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:

Marie Belloc

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Literary Correspondent

Religion:

unknown

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:

Contemporary French novels

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3419

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

281

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 281, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3419, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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