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Record Number: 4208


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

14/1/1827 ? 'I read "Galt?s Life of Wolsey" with interest. To be thankful, and rather better, could only read a psalm to the servants.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

14 Jan 1827

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Norwich

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:

Amelia Opie

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer, Father was a physician

Religion:

Presbyterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards

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:

John Galt

Title:

The Life and administration of Cardinal Wolsey

Genre:

Other religious, History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4208

Source:

Print

Author:

Cecilia Lily Brightell

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie

Place of Publication:

Norwich

Date of Publication:

1854

Vol:

n/a

Page:

203

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Cecilia Lily Brightell, Memorials of the Life of Amelia Opie, (Norwich, 1854), p. 203, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4208, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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