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Record Number: 9780


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Charlotte Bronte to Harriet Martineau, on Martineau's published correspondence with Atkinson: 'Having read your book, I cannot now think it will create any outcry. You are tender of others: -- you are serious, reverent and gentle.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1851 and 31 Dec 1851

Country:

unknown

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 Bronte

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Apr 1816

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Harriet Martineau and H.G. Atkinson

Title:

Letters on the Laws of Man's Nature and Development

Genre:

Other religious, Social Science, Philosophy, Science, Letters; psychology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1851

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9780

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Martineau

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Harriet Martineau's Autobiography

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1877

Vol:

2

Page:

351

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography, (London, 1877), 2, p. 351, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=9780, accessed: 03 March 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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