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Record 7478

Reading Experience:

'We have been reading the last two evenings, the Christmas number of Household Words - "Perils of Certain English Prisoners" - by Wilkie Collins and Dickens. I am reading "Die Familie" by Riehl, forming the third volume of the series, the two first of which "Land und Volk" and "Die Burgerliche Gesellschaft", I reviewed for the Westminster'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 6 Dec 1857 and 8 Dec 1857
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Richmond
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:

Reading Group:George Eliot and G.H. Lewes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writers
Religion: unknown
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: Wilkie Collins
Title: Household Words - "Perils of certain English Prisoners"
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: published Christmas 1857
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7478  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot [pseud.]
  Editor: Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 71
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Eliot [pseud.], Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 71,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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