Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Reader: George Acorn

 

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1850-1899'George Acorn, growing up in extreme poverty in London's East End, scraped together 31/2 d to buy a used copy of David...George Acorn Charles DickensDavid CopperfieldPrint: Book
'As a boy George Acorn [an] East Londoner, read "all sorts and conditions of books from 'Penny Bloods' to George Eliot...George Acorn ['Penny Bloods']Print: Book
'As a boy George Acorn [an] East Londoner, read "all sorts and conditions of books from 'Penny Bloods' to George Eliot...George Acorn George Eliot [pseud]Print: Book
'As a boy George Acorn [an] East Londoner, read "all sorts and conditions of books from 'Penny Bloods' to George Eliot...George Acorn Robert Louis StevensonTreasure IslandPrint: Book
1850-1899Jonathan Rose, "How Historians Study Reader Response: or, What did Jo Think of Bleak House?": "George Acorn recalled t...George Acorn Charles DickensDavid CopperfieldPrint: Book
1850-1899'George Acorn read George Eliot at age nine, but "solely for the story. I used to skip the parts that moralized, or pa...George Acorn George Eliot[unknown]Print: Book

 

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