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Record 9748

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
To Miss Hunt, April 7 1794 'I am very rich in German books right now for Dr Randolph, who has a great many, has given me his entire library, to take whatever I like. I have got your friend Kliest, which I think delightful; Hallen's poems; and Zimmerman's "Einsamkert", which pleases me more that [sic] almost any book I ever read... There are some ideas in Zimmerman's upon a future state very like your book [Essay on the happiness of the life to come].'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1793 and 7 Apr 1795
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bath
other location: With Bowdler family
   
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: Daugher 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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Hallen
Title: [poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9748  
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: 38
  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. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9748, accessed: 18 April 2019

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