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Record Number: 8075


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it ["Emma"], but could not think it equal to P. & P. - Darcy & Elizabeth had spoilt them for anything else.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Dec 1816

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:

[Mr] Leigh Perrot

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

retired

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

Jane Austen's uncle



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:

8075

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:

436-9

Additional Comments:

The Opinions of "Emma" 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. 436-9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8075, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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