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Record 27974

Reading Experience:

On literary life of Amelia Opie, 1804-25: 'It must have been something [...] to breakfast with Wordsworth and Sir Walter Scott: the gifted man condescending to tell her "that he had cried more over her 'Father and Daughter' than he cried over such things."'
Century: 1800-1849
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:

Reader:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Amelia Opie
Title: Father and Daughter
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1801
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27974  
Source - Print  
  Author: Julia Kavanagh
  Editor: n/a
  Title: English Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1863
  Vol: 2
  Page: 257
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Julia Kavanagh, English Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches (London, 1863), 2, p. 257,, accessed: 23 June 2024

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