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Record 4054

Reading Experience:

'Then I called at Lucy Clifford?s. She showed me a short preface she has written to those stories of hers about "Worldly Women" wh. are coming out in a book. I found fault with a sentence about wh. we argued all the time I was there & consequently I had not time to speak about the book itself ? wh. was just as well. I am afraid that she will send it to me & that I will have to say something.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
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: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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lucy Clifford
Title: Love letters of a worldly woman
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1891
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 4054  
Source - Print  
  Author: Leslie Stephen
  Editor: John Bicknell
  Title: The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen
  Place of Publication: Ohio State University Press
  Date of Publication: 1996
  Vol: 2 (1882-1904)
  Page: 404
  Additional comments: Letter from Leslie Stephen to Julia Prinsep Stephen (8/11/1891).

Citation: Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 2 (1882-1904), p. 404,, accessed: 28 November 2023

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