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Record Number: 5062


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I am glad you like The Black Veil. I think that the title is a good one, because it is uncommon, and does not impair the interest of the story by partially explaining its main feature.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1835 and 31 Dec 1835

Country:

UK

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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 Macrone

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Publisher

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

UK

Country of Experience:

UK

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

The Black Veil

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

1836

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5062

Source:

Print

Author:

Charles Dickens

Editor:

Madeline House

Title:

The letters of Charles Dickens

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1965

Vol:

1

Page:

114

Additional Comments:

Additional editor: Graham Storey. The Pilgrim edition. Letter to John Macrone from Charles Dickens dated 30/12/1835.

Citation:

Charles Dickens, Madeline House (ed.), The letters of Charles Dickens, (Oxford, 1965), 1, p. 114, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5062, accessed: 29 February 2020


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