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Record 11292

Reading Experience:

Letter from Lucy Aikin to her niece Sue, dated Nov.17, 18..?: Aikin has been reading Mackintosh, and comments on the suitability of philosophical reading for women.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1821 and 31 Dec 1850
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:Lucy Aikin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1781
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Historical author and biographer
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sir J. Mackintosh
Title: [a text on ethical philosophy]
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11292  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Philip Hemery Le Breton
  Title: Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1864
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 123
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Hemery Le Breton (ed.), Memoirs, miscellanies and letters of the late Lucy Aikin (London, 1864), p. 123,, accessed: 23 July 2019

Additional comments:



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