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Record 3038

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
My uncle has got the life of Doctor Beattie from the library [Halifax Subscription library?], I have not had time to read much of it yet, but I think he must have been a very clever man, and a great literary character.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 11 Jun 1810
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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:Samuel Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alexander Bower
Title: An Account of the Life of James Beattie
Genre: Poetry, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3038  
Source - Print  
  Author: M Green
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Spirited Yorkshirewoman
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1939
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 19
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M Green, A Spirited Yorkshirewoman (1939), p. 19, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3038, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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