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Record 27550

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
15 October 1879, from Berlin: 'Since dinner I have read the Merry Wives of Windsor with great delight. I have been going through the historical plays of Shakespeare from King John to Henry VIII since I came abroad [in September 1879], and hope to read them more carefully again.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 15 Oct 1879
Country: Germany
Time: n/a
Place: city: Berlin
   
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27550  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 157
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27550, accessed: 19 August 2019

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