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Record Number: 10389


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am gratified by her [Fanny Knight] having pleasure in what I write - but I wish the knowledge of my being exposed to her discerning Criticism, may not hurt my stile [sic], by inducing too great a solicitude...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 24 Jan 1809

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:

Fanny Knight

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry
daughter of landowner

Occupation:

none

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

niece of Jane Austen



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

unidentified work in MS

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: novel in MS

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
borrowed from author


Source Information:

Record ID:

10389

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

Deirdre Le Faye

Title:

Jane Austen's Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

169

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Tuesday 24 January 1809, from Castle Square, Southampton.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters, (Oxford, 1995), p. 169, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=10389, accessed: 18 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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