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Record 29514

Reading Experience:

[Letter] 'The two articles in the ''Fortnightly'' by Greg and Gladstone are very striking; I think the first G. so reasonable and cool and the second so fiery and full of elan.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Aug 1878 and 31 Aug 1878
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: William Rathbone Greg
Title: Is popular judgement in politics more just than that of the higher classes?
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1878
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29514  
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: 232
  Additional comments: Editor's note: 'There is no article in the ''Fortnightly'' by Gladstone in 1878. She probably meant ''England's Mission'' in the ''Nineteenth Century'' by Gladstone, and W.R. Greg's paper in a symposium on ''Is popular judgement in politics more right than in that of the higher classes?'' The Eastern question was then exciting great interest in England...'

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 232,, accessed: 21 June 2024

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