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Record 11764

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Your official opinion of the Merits of "Emma", is very valuable & satisfactory.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 29 Mar 1815 and 21 Oct 1815
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Albemarle 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:John Murray
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1778
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: publisher
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Austen's publisher

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jane Austen
Title: Emma
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet, MS of novel
Publication details: MS, sent by author for consideration
Provenance: borrowed (other)
sent by author

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11764  
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: 293
  Additional comments: Letter dictated by Henry Austen to John Murray, [?] Friday 20/Saturday 21 October 1815.

Citation: Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters (Oxford, 1995), p. 293, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11764, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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