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Record Number: 6622


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'So, to work I went in my own way, again and again studying the New Testament,-making "Harmonies", poring over the geography,greedily gathering up every thing I could find in the way of commentary and elucidation, gladly working myself into an enthusiasm with the moral beauty and spiritual promises I found in the Sacred Writings.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 12 Jun 1810 and 11 Jun 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Norwich
county: Norfolk

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:

Harriet Martineau

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Jun 1802

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
child of manufacturer

Occupation:

child

Religion:

Unitarian Christian

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:

Title:

New Testament

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6622

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Martineau

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Harriet Martineau's Autobiography

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1877

Vol:

1

Page:

39

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Martineau, Harriet Martineau's Autobiography, (London, 1877), 1, p. 39, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6622, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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