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Record 12797

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Eleanor L. Sewell, niece of Elizabeth Missing Sewell, in chapter 21 of [italics]The utobiography of Elizabeth Missing Sewell[end italics]: 'Miss Sewell's arduous life-work came to an end [...] in 1890, and from that year to 1897 she kept up many outside activities [...] keenly interested in events of the day, reading the [italics]Times[end italics] aloud in the evening or some book of note.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Dec 1897
Country: Great Britain
Time: evening
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:Elizabeth Missing Sewell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 Feb 1815
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/teacher
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Great Britain
Country of experience: Great Britain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: ['books of note']
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12797  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: Eleanor L. Sewell
  Title: The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 239
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Eleanor L. Sewell (ed.), The Autobiography of Elizabeth M. Sewell (London, 1908), p. 239, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12797, accessed: 28 February 2024

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