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Record Number: 29719


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It is comical to read Swift's journal along with Maurice, so undoubting and passionate, angry and affectionate.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1884 and 31 Mar 1884

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Unitarian

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:

Jonathan Swift

Title:

A Journal to Stella

Genre:

Satire

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1710-1713

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29719

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

2

Page:

265

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta, March 1884.

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896, (New York, 1915), 2, p. 265, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=29719, accessed: 16 May 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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