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Record Number: 4719


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' ... at home [Lady Frances Balfour] listened to Gladstone reading Latin and Italian.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

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:

William Ewart Gladstone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

29 Dec 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Politician

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Lady Frances Balfour


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Italian texts

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4719

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:

213

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 213, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4719, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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