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Record Number: 25947


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read "Bleak House" in evening'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

28 Oct 1866

Country:

England

Time

evening

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:

John Ruskin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Feb 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

art critic and social critic

Religion:

Church of England (evangelical)

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:

Bleak House

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25947

Source:

Print

Author:

John Ruskin

Editor:

Joan Evans

Title:

The diaries of John Ruskin

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1956

Vol:

2

Page:

602

Additional Comments:

pagination continuous throughout vols

Citation:

John Ruskin, Joan Evans (ed.), The diaries of John Ruskin, (Oxford, 1956), 2, p. 602, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=25947, accessed: 21 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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