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Record 19188

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I received your books last night quite safely, and plunged into 'Lutfullah' with great interest, being prepared to like it from the notice in the Athenaeum. The Bombay Q. Review looks good too, and I hit upon a lively paper describing the Overland journey, which fell in well with the direction of my curiosity'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Aug 1857 and 20 Aug 1857
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: E.B. Eastwick ['ed']
Title: Autobiography of Lutfullah, a Mohammedan gentleman : and his translations with his fellow-creatures
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
sent by George Smith (possibly on loan?)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19188  
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: 465
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 465, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19188, accessed: 26 September 2022

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to George Smith.

 

 

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