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Record Number: 6400


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Henry James to Thomas Sergeant Perry, 28 October 1864: "What are you reading? I have just read Vaughan's Eng. Revolutions in Religion. Interesting subject but middling book."

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Oct 1864

Country:

USA

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Boston

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:

Henry James

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Apr 1843

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

USA

Country of Experience:

USA

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Vaughan

Title:

English Revolutions in Religion

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6400

Source:

Print

Author:

Henry James

Editor:

Leon Edel

Title:

Henry James: Letters

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

1

Page:

57

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Henry James, Leon Edel (ed.), Henry James: Letters, (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975), 1, p. 57, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6400, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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