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

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Record Number: 2751


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'She read Renan's Life of Jesus, which had proved so critical to George Eliot's subsitution of Duty for God. As a corollary text, Rose discovered the rousing, hopeful words of Mill, who argued for the sacredness of her larger duty to herself'.

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1894 and 31 Dec 1900

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford

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:

Rose Macaulay

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1881

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

later a writer

Religion:

Anglican

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:

John Stuart Mill

Title:

probably 'On Liberty'

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2751

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Emery

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

n/a

Page:

57

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Emery, Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life, (London, 1991), p. 57, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=2751, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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