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Record Number: 11553


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Lady Robert is delighted with P & P - and really [italics] was [end italics] so as I understand before she knew who wrote it - for, of course, she knows now.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 27 Jan 1813 and 15 Sep 1813

Country:

Scotland

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:

Lady Robert Kerr

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

aristocrat

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Pride and Prejudice

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

first edition, published by T. Egerton, 1813

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11553

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:

218

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane Austen to Cassandra Austen, Weds 15 - Thurs 16 September, 1813, from Henrietta St, London.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 218, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11553, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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