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Record 11671

Reading Experience:

'It is Eveng. We have drank tea & I have torn through the 3d vol. of the Heroine, & do not think it falls off. - It is a delightful burlesque, particularly on the Radcliffe style.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Mar 1814
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: London
specific address: Henrietta St
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: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: Church of England
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: Eaton Stannard Barrett
Title: The Heroine; or, Adventures of Cherubina, third volume
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1813
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11671  
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: 256
  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. 256,, accessed: 19 July 2024

Additional comments:



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