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Record 8006

Reading Experience:

'The women do this better - Edgeworth, Ferrier, Austen have all had their portraits of real society, far superior to any thing Man, vain Man, has produced of the like nature.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 28 Mar 1826
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: Maria Edgeworth
Title: [novels]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 8006  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: J.G. Tait
  Title: Journal of Walter Scott 1825-32
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1939
  Vol: 1
  Page: 144
  Additional comments: Journal entry, 28 Mar 1826

Citation: Walter Scott, J.G. Tait (ed.), Journal of Walter Scott 1825-32 (London, 1939), 1, p. 144,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:



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