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Record 4532

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mrs. Thrale offered the kind of readings [of work in progress, ie Cecilia] Burney ... most valued, instant impressions before the whole novel had been read -- or finished.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 1782
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:Hester Lynch Thrale
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Jan 1741
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Wales
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Frances Burney
Title: Cecilia
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4532  
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: 108
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 108, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4532, accessed: 26 September 2022

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