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Record 10377

Reading Experience:

'We are reading Barretti's other book, & find him dreadfully abusive of poor Mr Sharpe.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 15 Jun 1808 and 17 Jun 1808
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:Jane Austen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1775
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
daughter of clergyman
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Joseph Baretti
Title: Account of the Manners and Customs of Italy
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2nd edition, 1769. This includes an Appendix "in answer to Samuel Sharpe, Esq."
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10377  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Austen
  Editor: Deirdre LeFaye
  Title: Jane Austen's Letters
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 124
  Additional comments: Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Wednesday 15- Friday 17 June 1808, from Godmersham, Kent.

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre LeFaye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 124,, accessed: 08 December 2023

Additional comments:



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