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Record Number: 28543


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Charlotte Bronte to her publisher, W. S. Williams, 23 December 1847:]

'The notice in the "Church of England Journal" gratified me much, and chiefly because it was the "Church of England Journal." Whatever such critics as he of the "Mirror" may say, I love the Church of England. Her ministers, indeed, I do not regard as infallible personages. I have seen too much of them for that, but as to the Establishment, with all her faults — the profane Athanasian creed excluded — I am sincerely attached.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1847 and 23 Dec 1847

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 Brontë

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 Apr 1816

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Title:

review of Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In The Church of England Journal

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

28543

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

James Wise and John Alexander Symington

Title:

The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

2

Page:

166

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Wise and John Alexander Symington (ed.), The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence, (Oxford, 1980), 2, p. 166, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=28543, accessed: 07 March 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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