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Record 26400

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The girl [Ada Byron] was then [1831] seventeen; her mother had been reading Harriet Martineau's Five Years of Youth, and wrote to a friend: "It is very good -- chiefly directed against Romance, and therefore not necessary for Ada."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1831 and 31 Dec 1831
Country: n/a
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:Anne Isabella Lady Byron
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 17 May 1792
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Harriet Martineau
Title: Five Years of Youth
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26400  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ethel Colburn Mayne
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1929
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 334
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ethel Colburn Mayne, The Life and Letters of Anne Isabella, Lady Noel Byron (London, 1929), p. 334, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26400, accessed: 24 January 2022

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