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Record Number: 3053


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I was on the amoroso till M- made me read aloud the first 126pp, vol 2, of Sir walter Scott's(he has just been made a baronet) last novel The Monastery, in 3 vols, 12 mo stupid enough. Tea at 7:30.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

10 Apr 1820

Country:

England

Time

evening: before 7.30pm

Place:

specific address: Haugh-End

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

passive in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Anne Lister

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Apr 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Marrianne - friend/lover


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Sir Walter Scott

Title:

The Monastery. A romance

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3053

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lister

Editor:

Helena Whitbread

Title:

The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

120-121

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 120-121, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3053, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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