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Record Number: 4546


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... Anne Thackeray ... discovered ... [Burney's Diary and Letters] in her father's library and felt inspired to become a diarist and novelist ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Anne Thackeray

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

9 Jun 1837

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Frances Burney

Title:

The Diary and Letters

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

From 1843

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

4546

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:

425 n.8

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 425 n.8, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4546, accessed: 24 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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