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Record Number: 3170


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From 8.30 to 9.10 walked on the terrace, occasionally reading Young's Night Thoughts. Coffee at 9.10.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

5 Jul 1824

Country:

England

Time

evening: 8.30-9.10pm

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:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Edward Young

Title:

The complaint, or night thoughts

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3170

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lister

Editor:

Helena Whitbread

Title:

I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

349

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 349, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3170, accessed: 25 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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