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Record 3080

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
between 1 and 2, the first 7 propositions of the 1st book of Euclid, with which I mean to renew my acquaintance and to proceed diligentlyin the hope that [...], may sometime attain a tolerable efficiency in mathematical studies[...] &
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 13 May 1817
Country: England
Time: daytime: between 1 and 2 pm
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive 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: Euclid
Title: The Elements
Genre: Classics, Textbook / self-education, Science, Mathematics, Technology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3080  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 6
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 6, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3080, accessed: 13 November 2019

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