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Record 4398

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Charlotte Bronte to William Smith Williams, 12 April 1850: 'The perusal of Southey's "Life" has lately afforded me much pleasure; the autobiography with which it commences is deeply interesting and the letters which follow are scarcely less so ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1850 and 12 Apr 1850
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:Charlotte Bronte
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 21 Apr 1816
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
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: Robert Southey
Title: Life
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4398  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Juliet Barker
  Title: The Brontes: A Life in Letters
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 277
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Juliet Barker (ed.), The Brontes: A Life in Letters (London, 1997), p. 277, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4398, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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