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Record 4051

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?Another book is Jowett?s life; wh. I have read with a good deal of interest. It is too long & too idolatrous; but seems to give one on the whole a good account of the man. I tried to learn from him in my time how to be a good Christian by giving up all the creeds & deciding that there is no absurdity in holding contradictory beliefs.?
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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:Leslie Stephen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Nov 1832
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Literary critic, historian, journalist, biographer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Benjamin Jowett
Title: Life and Letters of Benjamin Jowett
Genre: Biography, Collected Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Edited by Evelyn Abbot and Lewis Campbell, London, 1897
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4051  
Source - Print  
  Author: Leslie Stephen
  Editor: John Bicknell
  Title: The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 2 1882-1904
  Place of Publication: Ohio State University Press
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: 2
  Page: 473
  Additional comments: Letter from Leslie Stephen to Charles Eliot Norton (9/4/1897).

Citation: Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 2 1882-1904  (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 2, p. 473,, accessed: 21 June 2024

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