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Record Number: 10381


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'It is now half past twelve, & having heard Lizzy [JA's niece] read, I am moved down into the Library for the sake of a fire...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 30 Jun 1808 and 1 Jul 1808

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Kent
specific address: Godmersham Farm

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:

Lizzy Knight

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry
daughter of landowner

Occupation:

child

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:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10381

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

Deirdre Le Faye

Title:

Jane Austen's Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

137

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Thursday 30 June,1808 to Friday 1 July 1808, from Godmersham, Kent.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 137, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10381, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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