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Record Number: 7888


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mary Cooke - quite as much pleased with it, as her Father & Mother; seemed to enter into Lady B.'s character, & enjoyed Mr Rushworth's folly. Admired Fanny in general, but thought she ought to have been more determined on overcoming her own feelings, when she saw Edmund's attachment to Miss Crawford.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1814 and 31 Dec 1815

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:

Mary Cooke

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Mansfield Park

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1814

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

7888

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

R.W. Chapman

Title:

The Works of Jane Austen (Minor Works)

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1954

Vol:

7

Page:

431-5

Additional Comments:

The Opinions of Mansfield Park were collected by Jane Austen. Respondents are identified by Chapman in Index II, pp.467-71.

Citation:

Jane Austen, R.W. Chapman (ed.), The Works of Jane Austen (Minor Works), (Oxford, 1954), 7, p. 431-5, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7888, accessed: 21 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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