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Record Number: 11242


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'When in years to come, I read "Dombey and Son", certain features of Mrs Pipchin did irresistibly remind me of my excellent past governess.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

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:

Edmund Gosse

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1849

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

son of zoological writer

Religion:

Plymouth Brethren

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

Dombey and Son

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11242

Source:

Print

Author:

Edmund Gosse

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Father and Son: a study of two temperments

Place of Publication:

Keele: Ryburn Publishing

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

n/a

Page:

82

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Edmund Gosse, Father and Son: a study of two temperments, (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994), p. 82, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11242, accessed: 25 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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