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Record 27449

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mr Lockhart to John Murray, 24 September 1839: 'Morritt has just finished "Hallam's Literature." He is in raptures with it, and says such a book, forty years ago, would have been beyond all price for the direction of his studies. He is going to interleave his copy and annotate largely.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1839 and 24 Sep 1839
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rokeby
   
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: Morritt
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: Hallam
Title: 'Literature'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27449  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Smiles
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1891
  Vol: 2
  Page: 453
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray (London, 1891), 2, p. 453, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27449, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Reader an occasional contributor to the Quarterly Review; see p.435 in source.

 

 

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