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Record Number: 4532


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mrs. Thrale offered the kind of readings [of work in progress, ie Cecilia] Burney ... most valued, instant impressions before the whole novel had been read -- or finished.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

1782

Country:

England

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:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Jan 1741

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frances Burney

Title:

Cecilia

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4532

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Anne Doody

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

Place of Publication:

New Brunswick, NJ

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

108

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 108, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4532, accessed: 04 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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