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Record 7760

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Repeated Longfellow?s Psalm of Life. Read three first chapters of Chaucer's Prologue. I had been depressed and ill all the morning, a little intercourse with minds seems to refresh me.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 6 Jul 1853
Country: unknown
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: translator and businesswoman
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest, nee Bertie

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
Title: Canterbury Tales
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7760  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 16-17
  Additional comments: Journal entry: July 6, 1853

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 16-17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7760, accessed: 20 July 2019

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