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the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
 
 
 
 

Record Number: 17335


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Mary Russell Mitford, 9-10 August 1844: 'Do you remember, by the glance you had, my lovely little cousin Lizzie Barrett [...] Well -- that child is only ten years old, & not remarkable in any way for precocity, .. simply an intelligent child, and fond of reading -- and she delights, quite delights in your books!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1844 and 10 Jul 1844

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:

Lizzie Barrett

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

child

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:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17335

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

9

Page:

87

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence, (Winfield, 1991), 9, p. 87, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=17335, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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