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Record 10381

Reading Experience:

'It is now half past twelve, & having heard Lizzy [JA's niece] read, I am moved down into the Library for the sake of a fire...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 30 Jun 1808 and 1 Jul 1808
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Kent
specific address: Godmersham Farm
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:Lizzy Knight
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
daughter of landowner
Occupation: child
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: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10381  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Austen
  Editor: Deirdre Le Faye
  Title: Jane Austen's Letters
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 137
  Additional comments: Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Thursday 30 June,1808 to Friday 1 July 1808, from Godmersham, Kent.

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 137,, accessed: 27 February 2024

Additional comments:



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