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Record Number: 7674


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was unable to work for a fortnight through lameness... While laid by from work, I read Mr. MacKenzie's "Man of Feeling" and other tales. I thought them a little too highly coloured to be of any great use, considered as pictures of men and manners.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1820 and 31 Dec 1820

Country:

England

Time

evening
daytime

Place:

city: At home while ill

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:

Thomas Carter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Tailor

Religion:

n/a

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:

Henry Mackenzie

Title:

Man of Feeling and other tales

Genre:

Fiction, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7674

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Working Man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

209

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a Working Man, (London, 1845), p. 209, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=7674, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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