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Record 28061

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Catherine Talbot to Elizabeth Carter, 22 April 1752: 'At last we have begun Amelia, it is very entertaining. I do love Dr Harrison and the good Serjeant; and Mrs James's visit to Amelia has extremely diverted me. How many Mrs James's in that good-for-nothing London! But Mr Fielding's heroines are always silly loving runaway girls. Amelia makes an excellent wife, but why did she marry Booth?'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Apr 1752 and 22 Apr 1752
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:Catherine Talbot and family.
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Fielding
Title: Amelia
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28061  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Montagu Pennington
  Title: A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Eliazbeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1809
  Vol: 2
  Page: 75-76
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Montagu Pennington (ed.), A Series of Letters between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Eliazbeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787 (London, 1809), 2, p. 75-76, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28061, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

Talbot was the stepdaughter of Thomas Secker, Dean of St Paul's.

 

 

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