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Record 4240

Reading Experience:

'27/1/1833 ? Read Carne?s "letters from the East", which, though not new to me, were most pleasing; so absorbed with his accounts of the Holy Land, I could scarcely quit them to go to bed.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Jan 1833
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Penzance
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:Amelia Opie
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1769
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Presbyterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Carne
Title: Letters from the East
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1826
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4240  
Source - Print  
  Author: Cecilia Lucy Brightell
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie
  Place of Publication: Norwich
  Date of Publication: 1854
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 294
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Cecilia Lucy Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 294,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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