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Record 17163

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My chief acquaintance with the writers of the eighteenth century is derived from reading to Aunt Lyddy papers in the "Spectator" and "The Rambler", Mason's plays, Addison's "Cato" etc. This we were often called upon to do when we were invited to dine with Aunt Clarke'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 31 Dec 1835
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Newport
county: Isle of Wight
   
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 Missing Sewell
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1815
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: later writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Aunt Lyddy
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Addison
Title: Cato
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17163  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1907
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 21
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1907), p. 21, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17163, accessed: 24 April 2019

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