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Record 19249

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Meta] has a little orphan boy to teach French to, reads with Elliot every night, etc: etc: and has always more books she [is] wanting to read than she can get through, being a very slow reader.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 21 Mar 1829
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Manchester
specific address: 42 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:Margaret Emily Gaskell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1837
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's daughter
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
the servant Elliot
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19249  
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: 544
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 544, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19249, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Eliza Bridell-Fox

 

 

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