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Record 4542

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
On Frances Burney d'Arblay's married life in France: 'With affection and friendship, the pleaseures of attending the theater and reading works of French literature such as "Gil Blas" aloud at home, life was more than bearable.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: France
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:

Reading Group:D'Arblay family
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alain Le Sage
Title: Gil Blas
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4542  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Anne Doody
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Frances Burney: The Life in the Works
  Place of Publication: New Brunswick, NJ
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 314
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 314, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4542, accessed: 20 July 2019

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