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Record Number: 5958


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[opinion of Thomson's Edward and Elinora, entered in diary]: 'A most affecting tale, pleasingly tender - fraught with virtuous sentiments.'

Century:

1700-1799

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:

Anna Larpent

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1758

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Diplomat's daughter and civil servant's wife

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:

James Thomson

Title:

Edward and Elinora

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5958

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Anna Larpent

Title:

Diaries

Location:

Huntingdon Library

Call No:

HM 31201

Page/Folio:

Date 1775

Citation:

Anna Larpent, Diaries Huntingdon Library, p. HM 31201, p. Date 1775, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5958, accessed: 23 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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