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Record 4687

Reading Experience:

In ... [a] letter to Maria Lewis, of September 1840 ... [George Eliot] enthusiastically advised her to 'recommend to all your married friends "Woman's Mission" a 3/6d book and ... the most philosophical and masterly on the subject I ever read or glanced over' ...
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 30 Sep 1844
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:George Eliot [pseud]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
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: Sarah Lewis
Title: Woman's Mission
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4687  
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: 206
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 206,, accessed: 21 March 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from George Eliot "Letters" 1:66.



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