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Record 12082

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?My dear Sir, I inclose the Blue Wonder and the Nights at Sea. I think if you read the last, you may save yourself the trouble of reading the first. It seems to me, in the old Sailor?s very best style.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Apr 1837
Country: England
Time: morning: Monday
Place: city: London
specific address: 48 Doughty Street
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Matthew Barker
Title: Nights at Sea
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: UnknownUnknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12082  
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: 252
  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. 252, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12082, accessed: 04 July 2022

Additional comments:

Letter to George Cruikshank.

 

 

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