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Record Number: 9646


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Harriet Martineau describes reading, on Good Friday 1833, a 'forthcoming' number of the "Quarterly Review" containing a negative review of her work, lent to her by a clergyman the day previous to its publication, and at his request '[marking] all the lies in the margin'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1833 and 1 May 1833

Country:

unknown

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:

Harriet Martineau

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Jun 1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

[Article attacking Harriet Martineau]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Quarterly Review

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

9646

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Martineau

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Harriet Martineau's Autobiography

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1877

Vol:

1

Page:

206

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography (London, 1877), 1, p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9646, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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