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Record 3776

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The Queen [Victoria] had ... [in 1886] read only "Donovan" [by Edna Lyall], but in sending this to her daughter together with "We Two" she added about the latter that Princess 'Beatrice has ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1882 and 31 Dec 1886
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Queen Victoria
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1819
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Queen of England
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: Edna Lyall
Title: Donovan: A Modern Englishman
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3776  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 875 n.127
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 875 n.127, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3776, accessed: 21 August 2019

Additional comments:

Quotation from letter from Queen Victoria of 17 February 1886 in Agatha Ramm, ed., Beloved and Darling Child: Last Letters between Queen Victoria and her Eldest Daughter 1886-1901 (1990) 30.

 

 

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