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Record 20985

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[EDITOR'S WORDS] In composing this work [her "Letters on Education"], she accustomed herself to read a few letters to some sensible female, who had an interest in the subject; - a practice repugnant to the self-importance of literary egotism, but from which she learnt to measure the capacities of those it was her object to enlighten, and her ambition to instruct'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1801
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:Elizabeth Hamilton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jul 1758
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: writer
Religion: Episcopalian
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
'female'
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
Title: Letters on Education
Genre: Education, Conduct books
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20985  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Hamilton
  Editor: Elizabeth Benger
  Title: Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1818
  Vol: I
  Page: 134
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Hamilton, Elizabeth Benger (ed.), Memoirs of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, with a selection from her correspondence, and other unpublished writings (London, 1818), I, p. 134, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20985, accessed: 25 May 2020

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