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Record Number: 10352


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'So much for Mrs Piozzi. I had some thoughts of writing the whole of my letter in her stile [sic], but I beleive [sic] I shall not.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bath

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:

Jane Austen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1775

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)
daughter of clergyman

Occupation:

Novelist

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Hester Lynch Piozzi

Title:

Letters to and from the late Samuel Johnson

Genre:

published letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1788

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10352

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

Deirdre LeFaye

Title:

Jane Austen's Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

44

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Tuesday 11 June 1799, from 13, Queen Square, Bath.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre LeFaye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 44, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10352, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

The author of the work JA was reading is also known as Dr Johnson's Mrs Thrale (1741-1831).

   
   
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