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Record Number: 10393


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I return to my Letter writing from calling on Miss Harriot Webb [...] She appears well pleased with her new Home - & they are all reaidng with delight Mrs H. More's recent publication.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

31 May 1811

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:

Harriot Webb

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Hannah More

Title:

Practical Piety

Genre:

Other religious, Fiction, Conduct books

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1811

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10393

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Austen

Editor:

Deirdre Le Faye

Title:

Jane Austen's Letters

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

191

Additional Comments:

Letter from Jane to Cassandra Austen, Friday 31 May, 1811, from Chawton, Hants.

Citation:

Jane Austen, Deirdre Le Faye (ed.), Jane Austen's Letters, (Oxford, 1995), p. 191, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=10393, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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