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Record 3161

Reading Experience:

In the evening, read in the European magazine for last month, an additional memoir of the life of Napoleon...Madame de Stael rather too tender to Napoleon. One day to get quit of her visit, he sent to say he was not quite dressed. She replied, it mattered not, genius is of no sex.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 25 Jul 1823
Country: England
Time: evening: evening
Place: location in dwelling: home
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:Anne Lister
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1791
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Heir to land and industrial property at Shibden Hall, near Halifax, Yorks. [inherits 1824]
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: European Magazine
Genre: Biography, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: June 1823
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 3161  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lister
  Editor: Helena Whitbread
  Title: I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 268
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread (ed.), I know my own heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister 1791-1840 (London, 1988), p. 268,, accessed: 12 August 2020

Additional comments:



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