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Record 8004

Reading Experience:

'By the way did you know Miss Austen Authoress of some novels which have a great deal of nature in them - nature in ordinary and middle life to be sure but valuable from its strong resemblance and correct drawing.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1811 and 10 Feb 1822
Country: Unknown
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:Sir Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Aug 1771
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Novelist and poet
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jane Austen
Title: [novels]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 8004  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: H.J.C. Grierson
  Title: The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, 1821-1823
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1934
  Vol: 7
  Page: 60
  Additional comments: Letter from Scott to Joanna Baillie, 10 Feb 1822

Citation: Walter Scott, H.J.C. Grierson (ed.), The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, 1821-1823 (London, 1934), 7, p. 60,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:



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