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Record 26953

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Harriet, Countess Granville, to her brother, the Duke of Devonshire, 11 November 1836: 'Read Picciola. It is to me the prettiest thing I know, though it pretes to the scorn of the worldly and unfeeling. Read it without prejudice, letting yourself go to your impressions about it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1836 and 11 Nov 1836
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 wife
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Picciola
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26953  
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: 217
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 2, p. 217, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26953, accessed: 24 October 2019

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