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Record Number: 10793


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'You ask me (pertly enough- pardon the expression) whether I have read "The Lay of the Last Minstrel"- Alas only twice- And have, in addition, only the following catalogue to subjoin of pleasing works which have come under my examination.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 3 Nov 1805

Country:

England

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:

Sarah H. Burney

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

29 Aug 1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Governess, Novelist

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

The Lay of the Last Minstrel

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

10793

Source:

Print

Author:

Sarah Harriet Burney

Editor:

Lorna Clark

Title:

The Letters of Sarah H. Burney

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

65-66

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna Clark (ed.), The Letters of Sarah H. Burney (London, 1997), p. 65-66, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10793, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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