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Record 9164

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 16 March 1811: 'I had heard from Lord Stafford, at Lady Spencer's the night before, that the "Scotch Review," with the criticism upon "Madame du Deffand's Letters [edited by Berry]," was out; and this morning before I got my own, Lady Donegall sent me a copy she had got early. I ought to be much content, and I am [...] Blame, or notice of faults, there is none'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 16 Mar 1811
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: London
   
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:Mary Berry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Mar 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/editor
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: anon
Title: Review of Mary Berry, ed., Letters of Madame du Deffand
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the Scotch Review, March 1811
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9164  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 2
  Page: 467-68
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 467-68, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9164, accessed: 17 July 2019

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