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Record Number: 4687


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

In ... [a] letter to Maria Lewis, of September 1840 ... [George Eliot] enthusiastically advised her to 'recommend to all your married friends "Woman's Mission" a 3/6d book and ... the most philosophical and masterly on the subject I ever read or glanced over' ...

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1839 and 30 Sep 1844

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:

George Eliot [pseud]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

22 Nov 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Sarah Lewis

Title:

Woman's Mission

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4687

Source:

Print

Author:

Kate Flint

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Woman Reader 1837-1914

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

206

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4687, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Quotation from George Eliot "Letters" 1:66.

   
   
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