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Record Number: 12797


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Eleanor L. Sewell, niece of Elizabeth Missing Sewell, in chapter 21 of [italics]The utobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell[end italics]: 'Miss Sewell's arduous life-work came to an end [...] in 1890, and from that year to 1897 she kept up many outside activities [...] keenly interested in events of the day, reading the [italics]Times[end italics] aloud in the evening or some book of note.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Dec 1897

Country:

Great Britain

Time

evening

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:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

19 Feb 1815

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/teacher

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Great Britain

Country of Experience:

Great Britain

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

['books of note']

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12797

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Editor:

Eleanor L. Sewell

Title:

The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

n/a

Page:

239

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1908), p. 239, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12797, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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