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Record 30321

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
''I have been reading Waldstein's ''Ruskin''. The admiring part I did not feel up to, but the chapter on social questions delights me as speaking so strongly of his narrow want of sympathy...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1894 and 5 Nov 1894
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: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Waldstein
Title: The Work of John Ruskin: Its influence on Modern Thought and Life.
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1894
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 30321  
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: 303
  Additional comments: Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta, 5. November 1894.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 303, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=30321, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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