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Record Number: 12230


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?Pray have you read Miss Burney?s Book?? Book? What Book is it?? cried the other. ? A Novel, answered Miss Lawes,? but indeed it?s very much above a Novel.?

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1778 and 6 May 1780

Country:

unknown

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:

Anna Maria Lawes

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

daughter of a diplomat

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frances Burney

Title:

Evelina

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London, 1778

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12230

Source:

Print

Author:

Fanny Burney

Editor:

Betty Rizzo

Title:

The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

2003

Vol:

n/a

Page:

104

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (London: Oxford University Press, 2003), p. 104, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12230, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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