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Record 19007

Reading Experience:

'Shall you have any objection to the name of 'Stephen Berwick' as that of the author of 'Mary Barton' which I have just seen advertised in the new Edinburgh'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 Oct 1848
Country: Wales
Time: n/a
Place: city: Caernarvon
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:Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1810
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: author and clergyman's wife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Wales
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: [advertisement for 'Mary Barton' in Edinburgh Review]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19007  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 59-60
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 59-60,, accessed: 26 February 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Edward Chapman, publisher of Gaskell's 'Mary Barton'.



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