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Record 11209

Reading Experience:

'I have been reading over Mrs Barbaulds "Lessons for Childern" to my eldest child who is continually tearing me to read them I find by this that they are particularly suited to the tastes of childern as she is never desirous of hearing anything read a second time but them'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Mar 1825
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: at home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:John Clare
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1793
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: poet/natural history author
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Eldest child - Anna Maria - born 1820
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Title: Lessons for Children from Two to Three Years Old
Genre: Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 11209  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Clare
  Editor: Margaret Grainger
  Title: The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 229
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 229,, accessed: 25 July 2024

Additional comments:



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