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Record Number: 11764


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Your official opinion of the Merits of "Emma", is very valuable & satisfactory.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 29 Mar 1815 and 21 Oct 1815

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Albemarle 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:

John Murray

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1778

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

publisher

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:

Austen's publisher



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Emma

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet, MS of novel

Publication Details

MS, sent by author for consideration

Provenance

borrowed (other)
sent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

11764

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:

293

Additional Comments:

Letter dictated by Henry Austen to John Murray, [?] Friday 20/Saturday 21 October 1815.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 293, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11764, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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