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Record Number: 29490


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have been reading Lanfrey's memoirs of Napoleon I. It is refreshing to read a Frenchman's book who cares nothing for ''la gloire''... '

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: Aug 1870

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Basset, Southampton

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Wife and mother

Religion:

Unitarian

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:

Pierre Lanfrey

Title:

History of Napoleon I

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1870

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29490

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

2

Page:

200

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emma Darwin to her aunt Fanny Allen, Aug. 1870.

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), 2, p. 200, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29490, accessed: 17 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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