Reading Experience Database

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 5576

Reading Experience:

H. J. Jackson discusses John Horseman's annotations to, and insertions in, his first edition copy of William Godwin, Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1798) -- "For forty years or more, Horseman made this little volume an object of devoted attention and the repository of everything he considered relevant in his reading."
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1798 and 1838
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:John Horseman
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1776
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
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: William Godwin
Title: Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Johnson, 1798
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5576  
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: 200-03; 202
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 200-03; 202,, accessed: 01 June 2023

Additional comments:



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