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Record Number: 8068


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read M P["Mansfield Park"]... I will add that although it is superior in a great many points in my opinions to the other two Works, I think it has not the Spirit of P & P.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Dec 1815

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:

Alethea Bigg

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

daughter of landowner

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Jane Austen

Title:

Pride and Prejudice

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

8068

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

R.W. Chapman

Title:

The Works of Jane Austen: Minor Works

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1954

Vol:

6

Page:

431-5

Additional Comments:

The Opinions of "Mansfield Park" from which this extract is taken were collected by Jane Austen. Most of the opinions are identified by R.W. Chapman.

Citation:

Jane Austen, R.W. Chapman (ed.), The Works of Jane Austen: Minor Works (Oxford, 1954), 6, p. 431-5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8068, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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