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Record Number: 8626


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read the rights of Woman, am become a convert think dissipation great folly & shall remain the whole year discreetly & quietly in the Country.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1809 and 29 Sep 1809

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hertford
specific address: Brocket Hall

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:

Lady Caroline Lamb (nee Ponsonby)

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

13 Nov 1785

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

socialite, novelist, influential member of the Whig political elite

Religion:

Christian

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:

Mary Wollstonecraft

Title:

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8626

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)

Editor:

Paul Douglass

Title:

The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

46

Additional Comments:

Letter to the Marquis of Hartington dated 29 September 1809.

Citation:

Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), Paul Douglass (ed.), The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb (New York, 2006), n/a, p. 46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8626, accessed: 25 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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