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Record 6159

Reading Experience:

[Anna Seward on Thomas Gisborne's conduct books]: 'too strict'; they 'might have been more generally useful upon a less rigid plan of admonition, especially the volume dedicated to females.'
Century: 1700-1799
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:Anna Seward
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Dec 1747
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England (?)
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Gisborne
Title: [conduct books]
Genre: Conduct books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6159  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anna Seward
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Letters of Anna Seward
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1811
  Vol: iv
  Page: 350
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anna Seward, The Letters of Anna Seward (Edinburgh, 1811), iv, p. 350,, accessed: 20 June 2024

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