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Record Number: 3727


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"I think that Miss Thackeray and my wife have expressed to you their great pleasure in your article on their father."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

12 May 1873

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Ann Thackeray

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1826

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

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:

George Barnett Smith

Title:

The Works of Thackeray

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

1873

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3727

Source:

Print

Author:

Leslie Stephen

Editor:

John Bicknell

Title:

The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol. 1 1864-1882

Place of Publication:

Ohio State University Press

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

1

Page:

123

Additional Comments:

Letter from Leslie Stephen to G. B. Smith accepting his article 'The Brontes' which appeared in the July 1873 number of the Cornhill. This comment refers to another of Smith's articles 'The Works of Thackeray', which appeared in the Edinburgh Review, 137 (January 1873).

Citation:

Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol. 1 1864-1882 (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 1, p. 123, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3727, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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