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Record 9893

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Harriet Martineau to Mrs F. G. Shaw, 17 July 1874: 'I wish to send you my thanks [...] for sending me what I so much wished to see as Mr. Curtis's "Eulogy" on his friend [Charles Sumner]. It is very beautiful, and in ways which are not interfered with by differences of opinion in regard to its subject.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1874 and 17 Jul 1874
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:Harriet Martineau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1802
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unitarian
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: Curtis
Title: Eulogy on Charles Sumner
Genre: Biography, Politics, Unknown
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9893  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Martineau
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Harriet Martineau's Autobiography with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: 3
  Page: 419
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman (London, 1877), 3, p. 419, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9893, accessed: 02 February 2023

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