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Record 4281

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The novels of Scott and Dickens had long been her favourite reading, but of late years she had become interested in the work of George Borrow, a Norfolk man who had recently gained a certain measure of fame.'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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 Unknown
Gender Male
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: Charles Dickens
Title: [novels]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4281  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jacobine Menzies-Wilson Helen Lloyd
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Amelia: the tale of a plain friend
  Place of Publication: London: Open University Press
  Date of Publication: 1937
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 285
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jacobine Menzies-Wilson Helen Lloyd, Amelia: the tale of a plain friend (London: Open University Press, 1937), p. 285, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4281, accessed: 22 January 2022

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