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Record Number: 8006


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The women do this better - Edgeworth, Ferrier, Austen have all had their portraits of real society, far superior to any thing Man, vain Man, has produced of the like nature.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Mar 1826

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:

Sir Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Novelist and poet

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Maria Edgeworth

Title:

[novels]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8006

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

J.G. Tait

Title:

Journal of Walter Scott 1825-32

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1939

Vol:

1

Page:

144

Additional Comments:

Journal entry, 28 Mar 1826

Citation:

Walter Scott, J.G. Tait (ed.), Journal of Walter Scott 1825-32 (London, 1939), 1, p. 144, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8006, accessed: 13 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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