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Record Number: 8004


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'By the way did you know Miss Austen Authoress of some novels which have a great deal of nature in them - nature in ordinary and middle life to be sure but valuable from its strong resemblance and correct drawing.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1811 and 10 Feb 1822

Country:

Unknown

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:

Sir Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Novelist and poet

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Unknown

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:

8004

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

H.J.C. Grierson

Title:

The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, 1821-1823

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1934

Vol:

7

Page:

60

Additional Comments:

Letter from Scott to Joanna Baillie, 10 Feb 1822

Citation:

Walter Scott, H.J.C. Grierson (ed.), The Letters of Sir Walter Scott, 1821-1823, (London, 1934), 7, p. 60, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=8004, accessed: 24 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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