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Record 4262

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"4/2/1845 - I have read two volumes (the last two, I think) of Lord Malmesbury's Diaries, and with intense interest. I knew so many of the men he writes about, and lived on the spot where they acted."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1845
Country: England
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:

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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Harris
Title: Diaries
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1844
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4262  
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: 369
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Cecilia Lucy Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie (Norwich, 1854), p. 369, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4262, accessed: 22 January 2022

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