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Record 8076

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mr and Mrs Leigh Perrot - saw many beauties in it ["Emma"], but could not think it equal to P. & P. - Darcy & Elizabeth had spoilt them for anything else.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1813 and 31 Dec 1816
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:[Mrs] Leigh Perrot
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: none
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Jane Austen's aunt

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jane Austen
Title: Pride and Prejudice
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8076  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Austen
  Editor: R.W. Chapman
  Title: The Works of Jane Austen: Minor Works
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1954
  Vol: 6
  Page: 436-9
  Additional comments: The Opinions of "Emma" from which this extract is taken were collected by Jane Austen. Most of the opinions are identified by R.W. Chapman.

Citation: Jane Austen, R.W. Chapman (ed.), The Works of Jane Austen: Minor Works (Oxford, 1954), 6, p. 436-9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8076, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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