Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 2538

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'"The Battle of Dorking" is written so well that I wd. gladly have written it, supposing that I had the knowledge. This I scarcely ever feel about anything I see in print.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 26 Jun 1871
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1825
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George T Chesney
Title: Battle of Dorking
Genre: Essays / Criticism, History
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2538  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: R.D. Blackmore
  Title: Letters
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS4270
  Page/folio: 105-6

Citation: R.D. Blackmore, Letters National Library of Scotland, p. MS4270, p. 105-6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2538, accessed: 24 September 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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