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Record 19100

Reading Experience:

'I have not read that poem of R. Brownings. I saw the review in the Examiner, (no end of thanks to you for the said,) but don't think I've fairly read it yet!'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 6 Apr 1850 and 30 Apr 1850
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
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: writer and clergyman's wife
Religion: n/a
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: W.C. DeVane
Title: [review of Browning's 'Christmas Eve and Easter-Day']
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Examiner, 6th April 1850
Provenance: borrowed (other)
lent or given by Eliza Fox


Source Information:

Record ID: 19100  
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: 108-9
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 108-9,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Eliza Fox.



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