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Record 3013

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'From 7.40 to 9 1/2 reading aloud to myself from p.42 to 50 (very carefully) vol.I Rousseau's Confessions. I READ this work so attentively for the style's sake. Besides this is a singularly unique display of character.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 May 1824
Country: France
Time: evening: 7.40-9.30 pm
Place: location in dwelling: 'upstairs'
   
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:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Inherited a small estate
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jean Jaques Rousseau
Title: Confessions
Genre: Politics, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1781 French
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3013  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: No Priest But Love- The Journals of Anne Lister From 1824-1826
  Place of Publication: Otley
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 103
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), No Priest But Love- The Journals of Anne Lister From 1824-1826 (Otley, 1992), p. 103, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3013, accessed: 22 November 2019

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