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Record Number: 7050


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' I would advise you to read Mrs R's "Italian" in your own chamber, not to lose the picturesque images with which it abounds.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1796 and 31 Mar 1797

Country:

unknown

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 Wollstonecraft

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Apr 1759

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anne Radcliffe

Title:

Italian, The

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7050

Source:

Print

Author:

Mary Wollstonecraft

Editor:

Ralph M. Wardle

Title:

Collected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

385

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Mary Wollstonecraft, Ralph M. Wardle (ed.), Collected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft (New York, 1979), p. 385, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7050, accessed: 13 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter from Mary Wollstonecraft to Everina Wollstonecraft, March 1797

   
   
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