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Record 9744

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At other times we studied Shakespeare, Milton and some other English poets as well as some of the Italians. We took long walks and often drew from nature. We read with great attention the whole of the New Testament, Secker's lectures on the Catechism and several other books on the same important subjects.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:Elizabeth Smith
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Dec 1776
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Daughter of a banker, writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
With Miss Bowdler
Additional comments: The author [Miss Bowdler] refers to herself and Miss Smith when she refers to

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: New Testament
Genre: Bible
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9744  
Source - Print  
  Author: H M Bowdler
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Fragments in Prose and verse by Miss Elizabeth Smith, lately deceased with some account of her life and character
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1809
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 30-1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H M Bowdler, Fragments in Prose and verse by Miss Elizabeth Smith, lately deceased with some account of her life and character (London, 1809), p. 30-1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9744, accessed: 20 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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