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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

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Record Number: 4281


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The novels of Scott and Dickens had long been her favourite reading, but of late years she had become interested in the work of George Borrow, a Norfolk man who had recently gained a certain measure of fame.'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Amelia Opie

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Presbyterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards

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:

[novels]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4281

Source:

Print

Author:

Jacobine Menzies-Wilson Helen Lloyd

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Amelia: the tale of a plain friend

Place of Publication:

London: Open University Press

Date of Publication:

1937

Vol:

n/a

Page:

285

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jacobine Menzies-Wilson Helen Lloyd, Amelia: the tale of a plain friend, (London: Open University Press, 1937), p. 285, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4281, accessed: 19 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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