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Record Number: 10357


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am reading Henry's History of England, which I will repeat to you in any manner you may prefer, either in a loose, disultary [sic], unconnected strain, or dividing my recital as the Historian divides it himself, into seven parts...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Nov 1800

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Steventon
county: Hampshire

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:

Robert Henry

Title:

History of Great Britain

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

six vols, 1771-93

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10357

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:

59

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane Austen to Martha Lloyd, Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 November, 1800, from Steventon Rectory, Hants.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre LeFaye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 59, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10357, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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