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Record Number: 4098


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?Cumberland attempted and failed to revive the classical English novel. We sit down in fact by Cumberlands? fireside and listen to his long dull stories as we would to the tales of a garrulous, good tempered, prosing old man, pleased with him sometimes for occasional amusement, and pleased with ourselves for our patience and charity.?

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

Ireland

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:

Charles Robert Maturin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1782

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Curate

Religion:

Christian (Church of England)

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Cumberland

Title:

Arundel

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London, 1789

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4098

Source:

Print

Author:

Charles Robert Maturin

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The British Review and London Critical Journal

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1818

Vol:

xi (1818)

Page:

46

Additional Comments:

Review article (unsigned) on the publication of Edgeworth's Harrington and Ormond.

Citation:

Charles Robert Maturin, The British Review and London Critical Journal (1818), xi (1818), p. 46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4098, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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