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Record 9706

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After reading Southey's Life and Correspondence, the maintenance of that friendship [between the conservative Southey and the more radical William Taylor] appears to me [Harriet Martineau] more singular than when we young people used to catch a glimpse in the street [at Norwich] of the author of "Thalaba" and "Kehama."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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:Harriet Martineau
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1802
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Unitarian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Southey
Title: Life and Correspondence
Genre: Biography, Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9706  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Martineau
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Harriet Martineau's Autobiography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: 1
  Page: 301
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography (London, 1877), 1, p. 301, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9706, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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