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Record 20666

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I imagine "Glenarvon" has lost much of its merit in your eyes from not being acquainted with the different persons intended to be portrayed. Many characters are drawn I think full as well as the Princess of Madagascar. The circle at Lady Oxford's is surely well drawn and faithful; Buchanan, Sir Godfrey Webster - and even Lady Byron's own character is not ill done. The letter is an original, the signature alone different, and I am a firm believer in the whole history as far as relates to Calantha and "Glenarvon". He did not quit her until he was tired, and the letter was actually sealed with Lady Oxford's seal and directed in her hand writing'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 26 Aug 1816
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: Great Russell St
   
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:Anne Romilly
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1773
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: nee Garbett

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Caroline Lamb
Title: Glenarvon
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20666  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Romilly
  Editor: Samuel Henry Romilly
  Title: Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1936
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 152-3
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 152-3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20666, accessed: 24 October 2019

Additional comments:

Date of birth a guess: AR was married in Jan 1798, aged about 24

 

 

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