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Record 11551

Reading Experience:

'I suppose all the World is sitting in Judgement upon the Princess of Wales's Letter. Poor Woman, I shall support her as long as I can, because she is a Woman, & because I hate her husband - but I can hardly forgive her for calling herself 'attached & affectionate' to a Man whom she must detest - & the intimacy said to subsist between her & Lady Oxford is bad...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 8 Feb 1813 and 16 Feb 1813
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Chawton
county: Hampshire
specific address: Chawton Cottage
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:Jane Austen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1775
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: Church of England
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: Princess Caroline of Brunswick-Wolfenb?ttel
Title: published letter about the status of her marriage to the Prince of Wales
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: Morning Chronicle, 8 Feb 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11551  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Austen
  Editor: Deirdre Le Faye
  Title: Jane Austen's Letters
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 208
  Additional comments: Letter from Jane Austen to Martha Lloyd, Tuesday 16 February 1813, from Chawton.

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 208,, accessed: 22 August 2019

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