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Record Number: 29280


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Letter 24 March 1814]
'''The Wanderer'' is to be out on Monday. It is the most interesting novel I have ever read.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1814 and 24 Mar 1814

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:

Fanny Allen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1781

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frances D'Arblay

Title:

The Wanderer

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published in 5 vols., London:Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne, 1814

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29280

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

V 1

Page:

50

Additional Comments:

Letter from Fanny Allen to her niece Elizabeth Wedgwood (sister of Emma Darwin)

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V 1, p. 50, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29280, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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