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Record 11287

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We might mention the Rambler, theGuardian, and Shakespeare, as her favourites among older writers; and, among modern works, Hannah More's writings, memorials of a Departed friend, Private Life and others. From such books she was in the habit, with a sound judgement and a ready pen, of making extracts. Some of which have been collected and preserved....
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: Barton Lodge
   
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:Mary Birch
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1736
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: The Rambler
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11287  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: John W Birch
  Title: Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1837
  Vol: n/a
  Page: vi
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John W Birch (ed.), Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age (1837), p. vi, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11287, accessed: 20 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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