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Record 17592

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read Self Countrol & like it extremely all except some vulgarity meant to be jocular which tired me to death. but I think the principal character charming & well supported & the book really gives good lessons'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 17 May 1811
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:Charlotte Barrett
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1786
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Brunton
Title: Self-control
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17592  
Source - Print  
  Author: Sarah Harriet Burney
  Editor: Lorna J. Clark
  Title: Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The
  Place of Publication: Athens GA / London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 133 (footnote)
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 133 (footnote), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17592, accessed: 13 July 2024

Additional comments:

Footnote to the letter from SHB to Charlotte Barrett, Aug 1st 1811 - quoting Charlotte's letter to SHB on May 17th.

 

 

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