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Record 26949

Reading Experience:

Harriet, Countess Granville, to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 4 June 1835: 'I am with the window open, the orange flower smelling too strong, the nightingales singing too loud, and this in the middle of a city is very delicious. There is a beautiful passage in Mrs. Norton's book about that, the gifts so impartially granted to all and what ought to be our gratitude. How excellent, how beautiful I think some of her writing; but somehow or other [...] she is not in keeping with her own opinions and feelings, and it is impossible to bind her up with her own stories.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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: Diplomat's ife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Mrs Norton
Title: n/a
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26949  
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: 2
  Page: 189
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 2, p. 189,, accessed: 30 May 2020

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