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Record Number: 16682


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The first thing which struck me in your essays was the exact accordance between your printed and epistolary style. Are you aware how very little the idea of writing of the public changes your mode of expression? Some of your sketches I like very much. "Hannah" I had read before, as well as the "Talking Lady," with whose portrait I was particularly struck...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1824 and 19 May 1824

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:

Eleanor Anne Franklin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1793

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Author

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Porden



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1824

Provenance

owned
given by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

16682

Source:

Print

Author:

A.G. L'Estrange

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

1

Page:

152

Additional Comments:

Letter from Mrs Franklin (nee Eleanor Anne Porden) to Miss Mitford, from Devonshire Street, May 19, 1824

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford, (London, 1882), 1, p. 152, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16682, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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