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Record Number: 5487


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson discusses extensive annotations by Hester Lynch Piozzi in 1818 copy of Rasselas in the Houghton Library, Harvard (her marginalia include anecdotes and remembered quotes from Johnson, as well as comments on the text).

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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 Piozzi

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1741

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Johnson

Title:

Rasselas

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1818

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5487

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

105-12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 105-12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5487, accessed: 23 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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