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Record 11235

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'It would be well if both tales and books werwe always calculated to ... In the "Evenings at Home", or "Juvenile Budget", all this appears to be effected in it's utmost extent...' [more praise follows].
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1792 and 31 Dec 1801
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:

Reader:Elizabeth Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Author
Religion: Protestant
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Aikin
Title: Evenings at Home
Genre: Children's Lit, Conduct books, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11235  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1801-2 (2nd edn)
  Vol: 2
  Page: 115
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education (London, 1801-2 (2nd edn)), 2, p. 115, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11235, accessed: 19 June 2019

Additional comments:

Co-author Anna Letitia Barbauld (nee Aikin)

 

 

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