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Record 29493

Reading Experience:

[Letter] 'I am taking to some of the St Beuve ''Causeries'', and find them very pleasant, especially anything about the time of Louis XIV always amuses me...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Sep 1871
Country: England
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: wife & 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: Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Title: Causeries du lundi (Monday Chats)
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book, Newspaper
Publication details: Published between 1849- 1869 in a weekly column in newspapers. Published in bookform in 28 volumes.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29493  
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: V2
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: Letter [Sept.,1871]from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta Litchfield.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 206,, accessed: 02 October 2023

Additional comments:



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