David Copperfield

Reading experience

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David Copperfield

Reading experience
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Evidence

"[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the ""Hundred Best Books"" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lubbock. ""It included nearly all of the books that one didn"t want to read or gave up if one tried"", Rolph recalled: ""Aristotle"s Ethics, The Koran, Xenophon"s Memorabilia, The Nibelunglied, Schiller"s William Tell; and it ended with "Dickens"s Pickwick and David Copperfield" (only) but "Scott"s novels" (apparently the lot). For the most part they were the books which it seemed, you should expect to find in every intelligent man"s private library; with, in most such libraries, their leaves uncut".

Source

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Rolph,
Born in ;;;;;;;

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Notes
See C.H. Rolph, 'London Particulars' (Oxford, 1980) p.132

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Accessed on 2019/09/19 10:14:36

Related place
England
Related people
Rolph,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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David Copperfield

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-2500

Evidence

"[the father of C.H. Rolph] read diligently through a list of the ""Hundred Best Books"" compiled in 1886 by Sir John Lubbock. ""It included nearly all of the books that one didn"t want to read or gave up if one tried"", Rolph recalled: ""Aristotle"s Ethics, The Koran, Xenophon"s Memorabilia, The Nibelunglied, Schiller"s William Tell; and it ended with "Dickens"s Pickwick and David Copperfield" (only) but "Scott"s novels" (apparently the lot). For the most part they were the books which it seemed, you should expect to find in every intelligent man"s private library; with, in most such libraries, their leaves uncut".

Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Notes
See C.H. Rolph, 'London Particulars' (Oxford, 1980) p.132

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:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/84404
Accessed on 2019/09/19 10:14:36

Related place
England
Related people
Rolph,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
Related place
England
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