Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

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

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
 
 
 
 

Record Number: 25453


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. 'Mrs Hannah More says in her "Essay on Saint Paul," that he had the loftiness of Isaiah, the devotion of David, the pathos of Jeremiah, the vehemence of Ezekiel, the didactic gravity of Moses...' etc. Various other parts of the Essay are transcribed in the next 3 pages.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Finchley

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:

C.M.G. [anon]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

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:

Hannah More

Title:

Essay on Saint Paul

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25453

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

n/a

Title:

Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

CP1

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823, Private Collection, CP1, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=25453, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design