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Record 3031

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Letter to Maria Barlow, dated Tuesday Morning, 16 August 1825] ...It is as I have just read from the pen of Madme Cottin "La musique, comme un seductor adroit, va toucher ce qu'ill y a deplus tendre dans le couer, reveile toutes les idees sensibles, et dispose au regret du bonheur et meme a' Celui de la peine." ... My leisure is passed in rummaging all over the French Novels the miserable public library here affords! I have just finishedAmelie Mansfield. My Aunt fancies I read for the sake of keeping up my French. I seem to be reading the language you are probably speaking.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Aug 1825
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Buxton, Derbyshire
specific address: GreatHotel
   
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 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: Sophie Cottin
Title: Amelie Mansfield
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: French
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3031  
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: 257
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M Green, A Spirited Yorkshirewoman (1939), p. 257, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3031, accessed: 17 November 2019

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