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Record 11670

Reading Experience:

'I finished the Heroine last night & was very much amused by it. I wonder James did not like it better. It diverted me exceedingly.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 1 Mar 1814
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:James Austen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13 Feb 1765
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Clergyman
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: Jane Austen's brother


Text Being Read:

Author: Eaton Stannard Barrett
Title: The Heroine; or, Adventures of Cherubina
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11670  
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: 255
  Additional comments: Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, 2-3 March, 1814, from Henrietta St, London

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 255,, accessed: 07 December 2023

Additional comments:



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