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Record Number: 3040


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I was rather unwell for about an hour, but not very bad when I could go on reading The Vicar of Wakefield

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

30 Aug 1822

Country:

England

Time

morning: 11am

Place:

other location: boat: on a steam packet on its way to Calais

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:

Anne Lister

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Apr 1791

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

heir to small estate in Yorkshire

Religion:

n/a

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:

Oliver Goldsmith

Title:

The Vicar of Wakefield

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3040

Source:

Print

Author:

M Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

A Spirited Yorkshirewoman

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1939

Vol:

n/a

Page:

166

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

M Green, A Spirited Yorkshirewoman, (1939), p. 166, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=3040, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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