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Record Number: 16639


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In truth I have read nothing these three months but "Strathallan," which I heard much of when it came out, but feel disappointed in now. The fact is that the time is past for it. The best parts of it are those which describe feelings that during the late war came home to the bosoms of all. Since the peace, or, at least, since her most precious majesty's trial, all our political and public feelings have been in a manner asleep...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 11 Jul 1822 and 11 Oct 1822

Country:

England

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:

Eleanor Anne Porden

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Jul 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Author

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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Strathallan

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

16639

Source:

Print

Author:

A.G. L'Estrange

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

1

Page:

131

Additional Comments:

Letter from Miss Porden to Miss Mitford, Mortlake, October 11, 1822

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford (London, 1882), 1, p. 131, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16639, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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