Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 19318

Reading Experience:

'Thank you so much for sending us those loose sheets of newspaper extracts. Who wrote [italics] Two Summers [end italics], a poem in the September No of the Atlantic, 1862.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 13 Jul 1863
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Manchester
specific address: 46 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: Unitarian
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: Elizabeth C. Akers
Title: Two Summers
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Atlantic Monthly, September 1862
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19318  
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: 707
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 707,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter to Charles Eliot Norton



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)