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Record Number: 4277


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?At home, she read with her mother, from Madame de Genlis and from William Hayley.?

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

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:

Amelia Opie

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Father was a physician

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Presbyterian/ Quaker 1825 onwards

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Mother


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mme de Genlis

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4277

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Eliot McGregor

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Amelia Alderson Opie: Worldling and Friend

Place of Publication:

Wisconsin

Date of Publication:

1933

Vol:

n/a

Page:

6

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Eliot McGregor, Amelia Alderson Opie: Worldling and Friend, (Wisconsin, 1933), p. 6, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4277, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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