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Record 29382

Reading Experience:

'I have been reading Carlyle, like all the rest of the world. He has been writing a sort of pamphlet on the state of England called ''Chartism.'' It is full of compassion and good feeling but utterly unreasonable.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1839 and 7 Feb 1840
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: London
12 Upper Gower Street
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: wife and mother
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: Thomas Carlyle
Title: Chartism
Genre: Social Science, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: December 1839
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29382  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Henrietta Litchfield
  Title: Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1915
  Vol: 2
  Page: 52
  Additional comments: Letter from Emma Darwin to her aunt Jessie Sismondi.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), 2, p. 52,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:



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