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Record 26497

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Harriet Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Georgiana Morpeth, from The Hague (June 1824): 'What a pretty book Captain Hall's is [...] George's verses gave me the greatest pleasure. I prefer the first, which I think beautiful. The last are full of soul and subject; but I think there is a little confusion dans la marche.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 May 1824 and 30 Jun 1824
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: city: The Hague
   
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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Howard
Title: verses
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26497  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: F. Leveson Gower
  Title: Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1894
  Vol: 1
  Page: 299
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 1, p. 299, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26497, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

George Howard (apparent author of text) was Lady Morpeth's son.

 

 

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