Reading Experience Database

Listing for Reader: Emma Darwin


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849'I have been reading Carlyle, like all the rest of the world. He has been writing a sort of pamphlet on the state of E...Emma Darwin Thomas CarlyleChartism
1850-1899'I have been reading Lanfrey's memoirs of Napoleon I. It is refreshing to read a Frenchman's book who cares nothing fo...Emma Darwin Pierre LanfreyHistory of Napoleon IPrint: Book
1850-1899[Letter] 'I am taking to some of the St Beuve ''Causeries'', and find them very pleasant, especially anything about t...Emma Darwin Charles-Augustin Sainte-BeuveCauseries du lundi (Monday Chats)Print: Book, Newspaper
1850-1899[Letter] 'I make C. Buxton's book quite my Bible at present. He hits so many small nails on the head that suit my fee...Emma Darwin Charles BuxtonNotes of ThoughtPrint: Book
1850-1899[Letter] 'The two articles in the ''Fortnightly'' by Greg and Gladstone are very striking; I think the first G. so re...Emma Darwin William Ewart GladstoneEngland's MissionPrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899[Letter] 'The two articles in the ''Fortnightly'' by Greg and Gladstone are very striking; I think the first G. so re...Emma Darwin William Rathbone GregIs popular judgement in politics more just than that of the higher classes?Print: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'I am reading a short 'Etude' of Scherer on Goethe, in which I so heartily agree that I enjoy it.'Emma Darwin Wilhelm SchererPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'I bought for 3s. a novel by Mrs Oliphant, ''An English Squire'', with the same irritable young man one knows so well....Emma Darwin Margaret OliphantSquire Arden?Print: Book
1850-1899'I am wading through Emerson, as I really wanted to know what transcendentalism means, and I think that it is that int...Emma Darwin Ralph Waldo EmersonUnknownPrint: Book
1850-1899''I have been reading Waldstein's ''Ruskin''. The admiring part I did not feel up to, but the chapter on social questi...Emma Darwin Charles WaldsteinThe Work of John Ruskin: Its influence on Modern Thought and Life.Print: Book
1850-1899'I am reading the Psalms and I cannot conceive how they have satisfied the devotional feelings of the world for such c...Emma Darwin The BiblePrint: Book
1850-1899'I have finished Balfour. Of course I don't do the book justice, but the last two or three pages seem to me very incon...Emma Darwin A. J. BalfourThe Foundations of BeliefPrint: Book
1850-1899'I have found Voltaire's ''Louis XIV. very pleasant and short, leaving out all the battles. Voltaire seems so impresse...Emma Darwin VoltaireThe Age of Lewis XIVPrint: Book


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