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Record Number: 8439


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Over the New Year [1922] [...] [Charlotte Mew] went down to Cambridge and, as a particular treat, Sydney [Cockerell, Mew's friend, and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum] showed her the Bronte letters in the Fitzwilliam, and let her hold one of them in her hand.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1922 and 31 Jan 1922

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambridge
county: Cambridgeshire
specific address: Fitzwilliam Museum

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:

Charlotte Mew

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1869

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

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:

Bronte

Title:

letters

Genre:

Letters

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

8439

Source:

Print

Author:

Penelope Fitzgerald

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Charlotte Mew and Her Friends

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

185

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 185, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8439, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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