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Record 19132

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'She [Charlotte Bronte] has had an uncomfortable kind of coolness with Miss Martineau, on account of some [italics] very [end italics] disagreeable remarks Miss M. made on Villette, and this has been preying on Miss Bronte's mind as she says everything does prey on it, in the solitude in which she lives'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 30 Apr 1853
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: Villette
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19132  
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: 230
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 230, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19132, accessed: 02 February 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to John Forster (?)

 

 

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