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Record 3053

Reading Experience:

I was on the amoroso till M- made me read aloud the first 126pp, vol 2, of Sir walter Scott's(he has just been made a baronet) last novel The Monastery, in 3 vols, 12 mo stupid enough. Tea at 7:30.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 10 Apr 1820
Country: England
Time: evening: before 7.30pm
Place: specific address: Haugh-End
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
passive in company 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)
Marrianne - friend/lover
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sir Walter Scott
Title: The Monastery. A romance
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3053  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 120-121
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 120-121,, accessed: 06 February 2023

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