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Record Number: 3215


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

My taste for light reading was diminished, yet works of fiction were not all abandoned. The beautiful productions of Miss Edgeworth's pen were fascinating, and there were some of the old-school novels I could not give up.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Dec 1813

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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 Lutton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Dec 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Maria Edgeworth

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3215

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Lutton

Editor:

J.H. Wescott

Title:

Memorials of a Consecrated Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

n/a

Page:

38

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Lutton, J.H. Wescott (ed.), Memorials of a Consecrated Life (London, 1882), p. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3215, accessed: 24 September 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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