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Record 2752

Reading Experience:

'She read Renan's Life of Jesus, which had proved so critical to George Eliot's subsitution of Duty for God. As a corollary text, Rose discovered the rousing, hopeful words of Mill, who argued for the sacredness of her larger duty to herself'.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1894 and 31 Dec 1900
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
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:Rose Macaulay
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1881
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later a writer
Religion: Anglican
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: Ernest Renan
Title: Life of Jesus
Genre: Other religious, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2752  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Emery
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 57
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jane Emery, Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life (London, 1991), p. 57,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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