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Record 19139

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I wanted to see the Duchess Eleanor ever since I read that review - criticism - whatever you call it in the Times, long before I had the slightest suspicion it was yours; & more than suspicion I have not had till now'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 13 Mar 1854 and 21 Apr 1854
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
specific address: 84 Plymouth Grove
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Times, The [review of H.F. Chorley's play 'The Duchess Eleanor']
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19139  
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: 278
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 278, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19139, accessed: 30 September 2022

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to H.F. Chorley about his play, first performed 13th March 1854.

 

 

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