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Record Number: 4294


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Charlotte Bronte, "The History of the Year," 12 March 1829: 'we take 2 and see three Newspapers as such we take the "Leeds Inteligencer" [par?]ty Tory and the "Leeds Mercury "Whig ... We see the "Jhon [sic] Bull" it is a High Tory very violent Mr Driver Lends us it ...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

1829

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:

Reading Group:

Bronte Family

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

21 Apr 1816

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

The Leeds Intelligencer

Genre:

Politics, Reference / General works, Newspaper

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

4294

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Juliet Barker

Title:

The Brontes: A Life in Letters

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

11

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Juliet Barker (ed.), The Brontes: A Life in Letters, (London, 1997), p. 11, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=4294, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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