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Record 27952

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From chapter entitled 'Madame d'Arblay': 'Whilst her mother read Pope's works and Pitt's AEneid with her eldest daughter Esther, Fanny [Burney] sat by and listened, and learnt by heart the passages which her sister recited.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:

Reading Group:Esther Burney and daughter (also Esther)
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Frances Burney
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alexander Pope
Title: 'works'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27952  
Source - Print  
  Author: Julia Kavanagh
  Editor: n/a
  Title: English Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1863
  Vol: 1
  Page: 81
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Julia Kavanagh, English Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches (London, 1863), 1, p. 81, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27952, accessed: 03 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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