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Record 3030

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Letter to Sarah Maclean, dated Monday 21 June 1824] Your being so fond of Cowper tells me half of your character- How passing sweet were solitude with such an one! "Well born- apart from vulgar minds- the polish of the manners clear" '[quotation from lines 728-733 of'Retirement' by Cowper].
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Jun 1824
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:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near Halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Cowper
Title: Retirement
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3030  
Source - Print  
  Author: M Green
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Spirited Yorkshirewoman
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1939
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 193
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M Green, A Spirited Yorkshirewoman (1939), p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3030, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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