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Record Number: 8289


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read, in the Athenaeum, an interesting article on Bishop Colenso's (of Natal), Letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury on the toleration of Polygamy in converts to Christianity. In the evening read the "Monks of the West".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

6 Jul 1861

Country:

England

Time

evening

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:

George Eliot [pseud.]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

22 Nov 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

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 Montalambert

Title:

The Monks of the West

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
borrowed from Mr Langford


Source Information:

Record ID:

8289

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot

Editor:

Margaret Harris

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

97

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot, (Cambridge, 1998), p. 97, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=8289, accessed: 01 March 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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