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Record Number: 9225


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Seward had been reading a five-volume edition of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's letters, and she had confessed her irritation with Lady Mary's avowed contempt for Pope' [see letter to Mrs Childers, 1804]

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1804 and 31 Dec 1804

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:

Anna Seward

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Dec 1747

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Unknown

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 Wortley Montagu

Title:

[Letters]

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, correspondence

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9225

Source:

Print

Author:

Claudia Thomas

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Alexander Pope and his Eighteenth-Century Women Readers

Place of Publication:

Carbondale and Edwardsville

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

n/a

Page:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Claudia Thomas, Alexander Pope and his Eighteenth-Century Women Readers (Carbondale and Edwardsville, 1994), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9225, accessed: 25 September 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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