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Record Number: 10291


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"Do you know Dr. Burney, Ma'am?" said Mr Thrale. "No Sir, but I know his Book. I think it's vastly pretty;"'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

unknown

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:

Victoria Kynaston

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

wife of Edward Kynaston, MP

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Burney

Title:

'Present State of Music in France and Italy' or 'General History of Music' vol 1

Genre:

History, Arts / architecture, Reference / General works, music

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London 1771 or London 1776

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10291

Source:

Print

Author:

Fanny Burney

Editor:

Betty Rizzo

Title:

The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney

Place of Publication:

London: Oxford University Press

Date of Publication:

2003

Vol:

IV

Page:

86

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (London: Oxford University Press, 2003), IV, p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10291, accessed: 13 July 2024


Additional Comments:

Not clear which of Charles Burney's books is being referred to.

   
   
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