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Record 3419

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In "Where Love and Friendship Dwelt" (1944), Marie Belloc remembered of her time as literary correspondent in late 1880s-early 1890s: "Even when I was in London, I read all the new French books I could get hold of..."'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1885 and 31 Dec 1895
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Marie Belloc
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Literary Correspondent
Religion: unknown
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: unknown
Title: Contemporary French novels
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3419  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 281
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 281, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3419, accessed: 21 February 2024

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