Men and Women

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Men and Women

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Letter H 25 - Late November 1855 - ""It is so off ... that we all should like that poem of the Arab physician best. - Fancy my endorsing the Athenaeum! Every word in the Athenaeum critique I agree with - for I am very stupid in making things out in poetry; and that Men & Women is to me simply a set of 50 Conundrums, of the most amazing & tormenting kind.""

Source

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton.

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Reader
Ruskin, John
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Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton.
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/98048
Accessed on 2020/02/19 21:37:42

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Men and Women

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-3658

Evidence

Letter H 25 - Late November 1855 - ""It is so off ... that we all should like that poem of the Arab physician best. - Fancy my endorsing the Athenaeum! Every word in the Athenaeum critique I agree with - for I am very stupid in making things out in poetry; and that Men & Women is to me simply a set of 50 Conundrums, of the most amazing & tormenting kind.""

Source

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton.

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
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TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Ruskin, John
Born in 2016

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
November 17 - 30 1855
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
United Kingdom
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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:

Sublime and Instructive. Letters from John Ruskin to Louisa, marchioness of Waterford, Anna Blunden and Ellen Heaton.
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/98048
Accessed on 2020/02/19 21:37:42

Related place
United Kingdom
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