Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 4753

Reading Experience:

" ... in the early 1870s, the ten-year-old Annabel Huth Jackson 'was terribly frightened by the episode of the mad woman tearing the wedding veil' in Jane Eyre, although the incidence of this incident alone was doubtless insufficient to explain Jackson's mother's horror when she learnt her daughter had read the book."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1870 and 1875
Country: n/a
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:Annabel Huth Jackson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charlotte Bronte
Title: Jane Eyre
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4753  
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: 218
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader: 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 218,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from Annabel Huth Jackson, A Victorian Chldhood (1932) 58.



Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)