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Record 12071

Reading Experience:

?I have had several aggravations of my indisposition, in the shape of voluntary contributions for the Miscellany-one man has sent about as much as would fill half a dozen numbers; and nearly all have forwarded the most appalling nonsense I ever had the ill fortune to peruse.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 27 Nov 1836
Country: England
Time: evening: Sunday
Place: city: London
specific address: Furnivals Inn
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:Charles Dickens
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Feb 1812
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Journalist/ Novelist
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: submissions to Bentley's Miscellany
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
Contributions for Bentley's Miscellany.


Source Information:

Record ID: 12071  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Dickens
  Editor: Madeline House
  Title: The letters of Charles Dickens: Volume 1: 1828-1839
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1965
  Vol: 1
  Page: 199
  Additional comments: Graham Storey ed. Published by Clarendon Press as the Pilgrim edition.

Citation: Charles Dickens, Madeline House (ed.), The letters of Charles Dickens: Volume 1: 1828-1839 (Oxford, 1965), 1, p. 199,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

Letter to Richard Bentley.



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