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Record 25910

Reading Experience:

'Reading "Francois le Champi" all day to my mother; a beautiful tale. These three women, Madeline, Fanchon Fadette and la petite Marie, are enough to justify all Mrs Browning's love of George Sand.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 25 Sep 1856
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Calais
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:John Ruskin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 8 Feb 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: art critic and social critic
Religion: Church of England (evangelical)
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
mother, Margaret Ruskin
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Sand
Title: Francois le Champi
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 25910  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Ruskin
  Editor: Joan Evans
  Title: The diaries of John Ruskin
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1956
  Vol: 2
  Page: 523
  Additional comments: continuous pagination through vols

Citation: John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 523,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:



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