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Record 3175

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'finished my morning's work a few minutes before 2. Made an extract or 2 from Lord Byron's Childe Harold + the lyrics at the end of the book in readiness to take it back. Set off down the old bank a little before 4. Staid at the library above an hour looking out a couple of books with proper prints for the children to copy at Pye Nest.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 30 Jun 1818
Country: England
Time: daytime: Between 2 and 4 pm
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: Childe Harold
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3175  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 49
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3175, accessed: 14 November 2019

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