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Record 26484

Reading Experience:

Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Georgiana Morpeth (October 1821): '"Paestum" was in the "Times" to-day. I have cut it out for Berry, who wished to see it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1821 and 31 Oct 1821
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Suffolk
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Howard
Title: Paestum
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: In the Times
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26484  
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: 217
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 1, p. 217,, accessed: 25 May 2020

Additional comments:

'Paestum' had been awarded the Newdigate prize for student poets at Oxford University.



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