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Record Number: 5224


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Morrison, "Serial Fiction in Australian Colonial Newspapers": " ... the short novel A Woman's Friendship ... owes much to [Ada] Cambridge's reading of George Eliot, George Meredith, Henry James, and William Dean Howells ..."

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Ada Cambridge

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 Nov 1844

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Eliot

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5224

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

John O. Jordan

Title:

Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

315

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Robert L. Patten

Citation:

John O. Jordan (ed.), Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices (Cambridge, 1995), p. 315, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5224, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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