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Record Number: 5066


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Segel, in "'As the Twig is Bent ...': Gender and Childhood Reading," notes that Mary Ann Evans began reading Scott when aged seven.

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:

Mary Ann Evans

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

22 11 1819

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Agnostic

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5066

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart

Title:

Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts

Place of Publication:

Baltimore

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

n/a

Page:

175

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart (ed.), Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts (Baltimore, 1992), p. 175, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5066, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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