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Record 9896

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Florence Nightingale to Jane Martineau, 29 June 1876: 'I have thought of "The Hour and the Man" as the finest historical romance in any language. You would wonder if you knew how often I have read it over and over again, even in the last two years.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1874 and 29 Jun 1876
Country: unknown
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:Florence Nightingale
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 May 1820
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Nurse
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Harriet Martineau
Title: The Hour and the Man
Genre: Fiction, History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9896  
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: 476
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography with Memorials by Maria Weston Chapman (London, 1877), 3, p. 476, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9896, accessed: 21 January 2022

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