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Record 5396

Reading Experience:

"When Samuel Richardson asked his friend Lady Bradshaigh for her opinion of his novels Pamela and Clarissa, she sent him her annotated copies -- and he 'devoted some of his last days to reading her comments and to making his own comments on them.'"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:Samuel Richardson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
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: Lady Bradshaigh
Title: annotations to Samuel Richardson, Pamela
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text:
Publication details: In copy of Samuel Richardson, Pamela
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 5396  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 65
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 65,, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:

Quotation from T. C. Duncan Eaves and Ben D. Kimpel, Samuel Richardson: A Biography (Oxford, 1971) 234.



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