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Record Number: 3620


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I finished Mrs Inchbald's 'Nature and Art', the second volume is not so pleasing as the first, but yet it has a very pleasing conclusion, showing the destruction of vice & the hapiness of virtue.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

29 Mar 1797

Country:

England

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:

Joseph Hunter

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

27 Mar 1783

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

School boy

Religion:

Presbyterian

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:

Elizabeth Inchbald

Title:

Nature and Art

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3620

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Joseph Hunter

Title:

Journal of Joseph Hunter 1797-1799

Location:

British Library

Call No:

ADD 24, 879

Page/Folio:

5

Citation:

Joseph Hunter, Journal of Joseph Hunter 1797-1799 British Library, p. ADD 24, 879, p. 5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3620, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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