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Record Number: 11286


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We might mention the Rambler, the Guardian, and Shakespeare, as her favourites among older writers; and, among modern works, Hannah More's writings, memorials of a Departed friend, Private Life and others. From such books she was in the habit, with a sound judgement and a ready pen, of making extracts. Some of which have been collected and preserved...'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Barton Lodge

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 Birch

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1736

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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:

Memorials of a Departed friend, Private Life and o

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Biography, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11286

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

John W Birch

Title:

Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1837

Vol:

n/a

Page:

vi

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John W Birch (ed.), Letters written by the Late Mrs Birch of Barton Lodge in the ninety-ninth and hundredth years of her age, (1837), p. vi, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=11286, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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