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Record Number: 4100


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

??the work of Mrs Hannah More called Coelebs in search of a wife, as not knowing well where to class it. It is too pure and too profound to be ranked with novels, and too sprightly and entertaining to be wholly given up to philosophy, theology or dialectics. Mrs More?s works form a class of themselves; it is enough, perhaps, to say Coelebs is one of them.?

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

Ireland

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:

Charles Robert Maturin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1782

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Curate

Religion:

Christian (Church of England)

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Hannah More

Title:

Coelebs in search of a wife

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1809

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

4100

Source:

Print

Author:

Charles Robert Maturin

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The British Review and London Critical Journal

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1818

Vol:

XI

Page:

51

Additional Comments:

Review article on the publication of Harrington and Ormond, by Maria Edgeworth.

Citation:

Charles Robert Maturin, The British Review and London Critical Journal, (1818), XI, p. 51, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4100, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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