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Record 4516

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At the same time as she was entertaining herself with a variety of novels, [Frances] Burney was putting herself through an energetic course of solid reading, including Homer (in Pope's translation) and various histories of the ancient and modern world, as well as the works of major modern poets.'
Century: 1700-1799
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:Frances Burney
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Jun 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
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:
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4516  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Anne Doody
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Frances Burney: The Life in the Works
  Place of Publication: New Brunswick, NJ
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 37
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 37, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4516, accessed: 17 June 2024

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