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Record 19098

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'she said to H M, 'What did you really think of "Jane Eyre"?' H M. I thought it a first rate book, whereupon the little spirite went red all over with pleasure.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 20 Dec 1849
Country: England
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: n/a
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: Charlotte Bronte
Title: Jane Eyre
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19098  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  Editor: J.A.V. Chapple
  Title: Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
  Place of Publication: Manchester
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 97
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 97, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19098, accessed: 02 February 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Anne Shaen, describing the meeting between Charlotte Bronte (whose name still is not publicly known) and Harriet Martineau.

 

 

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