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Record Number: 11747


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Henry has finished Mansfield Park, & his approbation has not lessened. He found the last half of the last volume [italics] extremely interesting [end italics].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

9 Mar 1814

Country:

England

Time

morning

Place:

city: London
specific address: Henrietta St

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:

Henry Austen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Jun 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

banker; later clergyman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

Jane Austen's brother



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Mansfield Park (last half of last volume)

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet, proof sheets

Publication Details

proof sheets of the first edition of Mansfield Park, published by T. Egerton, 1814

Provenance

borrowed (other)
lent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

11747

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:

261

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Wednesday 9 March, 1814, from Henrietta St, London.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 261, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11747, accessed: 18 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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