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Record Number: 19148


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I'm glad she [Charlotte Bronte] likes 'North and South'. I did not think Margaret was so over good. What would Miss B. say to Florence Nightingale? I can't imagine!'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 1 Jan 1855

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:

Charlotte Bronte

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 Apr 1816

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer, clergyman's daughter

Religion:

n/a

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:

Elizabeth Gaskell

Title:

North and South

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

serialised in Household Words

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19148

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

Editor:

J.A.V. Chapple

Title:

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

Place of Publication:

Manchester

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

327

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, J.A.V. Chapple (ed.), Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The, (Manchester, 1997), p. 327, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19148, accessed: 07 March 2021


Additional Comments:

Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to Catherine Winkworth.

   
   
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