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Record 4671

Reading Experience:

Octavia Hill found "Tom Brown's Schooldays" 'one of the noblest works I have read' ...
Century: 1800-1849, 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:Octavia Hill
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Dec 1838
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: social reformer
Religion: n/a
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: Thomas Hughes
Title: Tom Brown's Schooldays
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4671  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 202
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 202,, accessed: 31 May 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from Octavia Hill, letter to Mary Harris (Oct. 1856), derived from C. Edmund Maurice, "Life of Octavia Hill: As Told in her Letters" (1913) 89-90.



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