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Record 19355

Reading Experience:

'Why don't you ask Miss (Maggie) Elliott to write you a novel? 6 Grosvenor Crescent - daughter of the Dean of Bristol - author of "Jem" (something) - the Dale Boy, in the Febry or March No of 1864 Fraser's Magazine - She would do it well.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1864 and 20 Feb 1865
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: Maggie Elliott
Title: [story with title like 'Jem']
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Fraser's Magazine, February or March 1864
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19355  
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: 747
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The (Manchester, 1997), p. 747,, accessed: 26 January 2023

Additional comments:

Additional editor, Arthur Pollard. Letter from Mrs Gaskell to George Smith.



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