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Record Number: 32053


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Charlotte... is now sitting up on the sopha in her Night-Cap and Bed-gown... reading 'Lover's Vows' for the improvement of her mind.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 15 Feb 1830

Country:

n/a

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:

Charlotte Wedgwood

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1797

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Augustus Von Kotzebue

Title:

Lover's Vows: or the child of love A play in five acts

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32053

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

1

Page:

224

Additional Comments:

Letter from Elizabeth Wedgwood to her sister Jessie Sismondi, 15 Feb. 1830

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896, (New York, 1915), 1, p. 224, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32053, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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