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Record Number: 7896


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Fanny Kemble to Harriet St. Leger, 14 July 1844: 'I read but very little. My leisure is principally given to my German, in which I am making some progress.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1844 and 14 Jul 1844

Country:

USA

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Philadelphia

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:

Fanny Kemble

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Nov 1809

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Actress

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

USA

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

German text/s

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7896

Source:

Print

Author:

Fanny Kemble

Editor:

Catherine Clinton

Title:

Fanny Kemble's Journals

Place of Publication:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Publication:

2000

Vol:

n/a

Page:

168

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Fanny Kemble, Catherine Clinton (ed.), Fanny Kemble's Journals (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7896, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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