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Record Number: 6159


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Anna Seward on Thomas Gisborne's conduct books]: 'too strict'; they 'might have been more generally useful upon a less rigid plan of admonition, especially the volume dedicated to females.'

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 Seward

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Dec 1747

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

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:

Thomas Gisborne

Title:

[conduct books]

Genre:

Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6159

Source:

Print

Author:

Anna Seward

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Letters of Anna Seward

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1811

Vol:

iv

Page:

350

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anna Seward, The Letters of Anna Seward (Edinburgh, 1811), iv, p. 350, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6159, accessed: 03 October 2022


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