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Record 5066

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Segel, in "'As the Twig is Bent ...': Gender and Childhood Reading," notes that Mary Ann Evans began reading Scott when aged seven.
Century: 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:Mary Ann Evans
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 11 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Agnostic
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: Walter Scott
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5066  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart
  Title: Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts
  Place of Publication: Baltimore
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 175
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart (ed.), Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts (Baltimore, 1992), p. 175, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5066, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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