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Record 18475

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I was glad to have the enjoyment of reading Schlegel's History of Literature. It is a fine work, built on a sure foundation; and though I do not always agree with his taste, his feelings and his principles are exactly what I believe it is right to square one's own by'.
Century: 1800-1849
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:Charlotte Bury
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 18 Feb 1775
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: lady-in-waiting
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von Schlegel
Title: [probably] Geschichte der alten und neuen Literatur
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18475  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Bury
  Editor: A. Francis Steuart
  Title: Diary of a Lady-In-Waiting, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: II
  Page: 195
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-In-Waiting, The (London, 1908), II, p. 195, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18475, accessed: 06 December 2019

Additional comments:

Chronology unclear as ever with Charlotte Bury's diary and included letters - before 1820.

 

 

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