Little Dorrit

Reading experience

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Little Dorrit

Reading experience
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Evidence

"in the "bus I sate next to somebody, whose face I thought I knew, & then I made out it was only that he was very like Mr Hensleigh Wedgwood; however he read "Little-Dorrit" & I read it over his shoulder. Oh Polly! he was such a slow reader, you"ll sympathise, Meta won"t, my impatience at his never getting to the bottom of the page so we only got to the end of the page. We only read the first two chapters, so I never found out who "Little Dorrit" is [Gaskell then summarises what happens in these chapters] By this time we got to Knutsford, & my friend got out, & now that I saw him no longer in profile but full-faced I recognized Mr Seymour, & was sorry I had not moved".

Source

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Born in 1810

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Notes
Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to her daughters Marianne and Margaret Emily.

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Related place
England
Related people
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
Related place
England
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Little Dorrit

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"in the "bus I sate next to somebody, whose face I thought I knew, & then I made out it was only that he was very like Mr Hensleigh Wedgwood; however he read "Little-Dorrit" & I read it over his shoulder. Oh Polly! he was such a slow reader, you"ll sympathise, Meta won"t, my impatience at his never getting to the bottom of the page so we only got to the end of the page. We only read the first two chapters, so I never found out who "Little Dorrit" is [Gaskell then summarises what happens in these chapters] By this time we got to Knutsford, & my friend got out, & now that I saw him no longer in profile but full-faced I recognized Mr Seymour, & was sorry I had not moved".

Source

Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO24
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TPR210 Read in

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Born in 1810

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Date of Reading Experience
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
EXF2
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Additional editor Arthur Pollard. Letter from Elizabeth Gaskell to her daughters Marianne and Margaret Emily.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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Accessed on 2020/07/12 02:07:00

Related place
England
Related people
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Related text or manuscript
Letters of Mrs Gaskell, The
Related place
England
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