Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers

Advanced Search results:

Any results shown below can be ordered in a variety of ways simple by clicking on the column header. To view an individual entry click on the 'Evidence' data.


You searched for:

Title of text being read: Bleak House

To search again: Click 'Search' in the navigation menu above or use the web browser 'back' button.

7 records found. (displaying 20 per page)


Click check box to select all entries on this page:


Go to page: [1]    1    [1]

 √ Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899"Forbidden David Copperfield, Bleak House, The Heart of Midlothian, and The Vicar of Wakefield ... [H. M. Swanwick] read them none the less ... When she was lent Dante Ga...H. M. Swanwick Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Unknown
1850-1899?This period gave me unnumbered hours for reading, and I devoured everything that came in my way, novels, histories, travels, even "The lives of the Stoics". There was no...Thomas Catling Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book
1850-1899'Read "Bleak House" in evening'John Ruskin Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book
1850-1899Charlotte Bronte to George Smith, 11 March 1852:

'Is the first number of "Bleak House" generally admired? I liked the Chancery part, but when it passes int...
Charlotte Brontë Charles DickensBleak House (opening instalment)Print: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular novels, including such books as Treasure Island, Th...Daphne du Maurier Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book
1900-1945'In 1901 ... [Newman Flower] left his bed at four in the morning to travel from Croydon to watch the funeral procession of Queen Victoria. He joined the crowd, and, to p...Newman Flower Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book
1900-1945'I started to read "Bleak House" by Dickens when I was at the base and I should like to get on with it. You might get a small 1/- edition and send it on it will you as I ...Bernard Wilfrid Long Charles DickensBleak HousePrint: Book

Go to page: [1]    1    [1]


Click check box to select all entries on this page:


Green Turtle Web Design