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Record Number: 32262


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'As Father and Betty were talking so much about it, I am reading "Martin Chuzzlewit" again.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 9 Sep 1891

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Sunninghill, Ascot
Berkshire
Frognal

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:

Emily Lytton

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

26 Dec 1874

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Dickens

Title:

Martin Chuzzlewit

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32262

Source:

Print

Author:

Emily, Lady Lutyens

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A Blessed Girl: Memoirs of a Victorian Girlhood

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1953

Vol:

n/a

Page:

58

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emily Lytton to Rev. Whitwell Elwin. Frognal, 9 September, 1891

Citation:

Emily, Lady Lutyens, A Blessed Girl: Memoirs of a Victorian Girlhood, (London, 1953), p. 58, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32262, accessed: 25 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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