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Record Number: 7479


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We have been reading the last two evenings, the Christmas number of Household Words - "Perils of Certain English Prisoners" - by Wilkie Collins and Dickens. I am reading "Die Familie" by Riehl, forming the third volume of the series, the two first of which "Land und Volk" and "Die Burgerliche Gesellschaft", I reviewed for the Westminster'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 6 Dec 1857 and 8 Dec 1857

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Richmond

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:

Reading Group:

George Eliot and G.H. Lewes

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writers

Religion:

unknown

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:

Household Words - "Perils of certain English Prisoners"

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

published Christmas 1857

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7479

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot [pseud.]

Editor:

Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

71

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Eliot [pseud.], Margaret / Judith Harris / Johnston (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 71, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7479, accessed: 28 March 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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