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Record 8289

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read, in the Athenaeum, an interesting article on Bishop Colenso's (of Natal), Letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury on the toleration of Polygamy in converts to Christianity. In the evening read the "Monks of the West".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 6 Jul 1861
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
   
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: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Charles Montalambert
Title: The Monks of the West
Genre: Other religious, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from Mr Langford

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8289  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 97
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 97, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8289, accessed: 29 June 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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