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

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Record Number: 7806


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'From that time [summer 1840] to the present [1845] I have not read much. I have, however, looked through Lord Byron's works, the "Memoirs of Mr William Hutton", and Dr Stilling's Autobiography; with some of the works of Sir Walter Scott, Dr Southey, and Miss Martineau.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1840 and 31 Dec 1845

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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 Carter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Tailor

Religion:

n/a

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:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

[works]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7806

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a working man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

232

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a working man, (London, 1845), p. 232, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7806, accessed: 23 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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