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Record 26443

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Harriet, Countess Granville, to her sister Lady Georgiana Morpeth, 29 September 1815: 'I know of no new books. I have been reading an old one in two volumes, two tiny ones, "Voyage en Italie," par Dupaty. It was strongly recommended to me by Mr. Ward, and I can only say that it is as clever and ridiculous as himself, and therefore very entertaining.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1815 and 29 Sep 1815
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Staffordshire
   
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:Harriet Countess Granville
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth Aug 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Dupaty
Title: Voyage en Italie
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 2 volumes
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26443  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Countess Granville
  Editor: F. Leveson Gower
  Title: Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1894
  Vol: 1
  Page: 82
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 1, p. 82, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26443, accessed: 18 October 2019

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