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Record 12591

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Missing Sewell, on her mother's admiration for her writings: 'After my father's death, the only reading, except the Bible, which, for weeks, she would listen to, was "Amy Herbert"'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1844 and 20 May 1848
Country: Great Britain
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:

Listener:Jane Sewell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: mother
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Great Britain
Country of experience: Great Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Title: Amy Herbert
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: 1844
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12591  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 68
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell (London, 1908), p. 68, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12591, accessed: 25 August 2019

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