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Record Number: 32248


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am also reading an English translation of Mme de Sevigne and like it very much.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 22 May 1848

Country:

n/a

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:

Charles Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné

Title:

Letters of Madame de Sevigne to her daughter and her friends

Genre:

Correspondence

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32248

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

2

Page:

117

Additional Comments:

Letter from Charles Darwin to Emma Darwin, 22 May 1848

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896, (New York, 1915), 2, p. 117, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32248, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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