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Record 4661

Reading Experience:

'When she was thirteen or fourteen, [Constance] Maynard's businessman father used to read Monier Williams on the religions of the East, William Law, and Jacob Boehme aloud to her.'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 19 Feb 1862 and 18 Feb 1864
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: Hawkhurst
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:Henry Maynard
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1800
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Businessman
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: South Africa
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Constance Maynard (reader's daughter)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Monier Williams
Title: work/s on Eastern religions
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4661  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 201
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 201,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:



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