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Record 8026

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Sunday [2 Apr.] We went to St. James?s Church?heard a very indifferent Preacher, & returned to read better sermons of our own chusing.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 2 Apr 1780
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bath
county: Somerset
specific address: South Parade
   
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:Frances Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Jun 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: [sermons]
Genre: Sermon
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8026  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: Oxford: Clarendon Press
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 31
  Additional comments: Letter from Frances Burney to Susanna Elizabeth Burney, headed 'South Parade, Bath' 7 April' [1780]

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003), IV, p. 31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8026, accessed: 13 April 2024

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