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Record Number: 5403


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

" ... Macaulay ... did not annotate his copies of Jane Austen except to record the dates of reading and to correct a very small number of typographical errors."

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

novels

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5403

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

77

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books, (New Haven, 2001), p. 77, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5403, accessed: 29 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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