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Record Number: 4535


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' ... [The Mysterious Mother (1768)] was read aloud by Mr Smelt and Frances Burney in November 1786. Burney was horrified ...'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Nov 1786

Country:

England

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:

Reading Group:

Frances Burney and Leonard Smelt

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Horace Walpole

Title:

The Mysterious Mother

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4535

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Anne Doody

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

Place of Publication:

New Brunswick, NJ

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

184

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 184, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4535, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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