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Record Number: 4691


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Lucy Lyttelton ... continued reading as avidly as ever after her marriage to Lord Frederick Cavendish, although she seems to have been happy that he should choose the books for their honeymoon: "Westward Ho!", Carlyle's "French Revolution", and Butler's "Analogy" ... A month after they left for their travels, they were still on "Westward Ho!".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 7 Jun 1864 and 7 Jul 1864

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:

Reading Group:

Lord and Lady Cavendish

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

5 Sep 1841

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

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:

Charles Kingsley

Title:

Westward Ho!

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4691

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:

208

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 208, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4691, accessed: 28 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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