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Record 3025

Reading Experience:

Got to Mr Knights 1/4 after 3 and was with him full an hour and a half [...]These questions were all asked as soon as I had done reading Latin. By the timeI began with Lucian, my mind was a little recovered and I construed Greek.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 4 Nov 1817
Country: England
Time: After 3.15pm and before 4.45pm
Place: location in dwelling: Mr Knight's home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near Halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
yes, unsure who
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lucian
Title: n/a
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Greek
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 3025  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: Otley
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 17-18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (Otley, 1992), p. 17-18,, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:



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