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Record Number: 17677


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A book that I am sure would amuse Barrett, and perhaps you also, very much, is [underlined] Jouhaud's Paris dans le dixneuvieme Siecle [end underlining]. The account of it made me extremely desirous to see it. There are in it descriptions of the present Parisien world - the state of Religion, of society, of amusements, of schools, fashions &c, &c - And all appears fairly done, and in a manly unaffected manner. pate le 3eme [a little hand points to an ink blot] I should like also excessively to see [underlined] Catteau's Voyage en Allemagne et Suede. [end underlining] The little I read about it, has made me so fond of the Swedes! Not the Swedish nobles, but the tiers etat; the farmers, landholders and peasantry: they resemble the Swiss at their best; but appear still more carefully educated at their provincial schools, and are quite dear things.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 4 Oct 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Chelsea College

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 Harriet Burney

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

29 Aug 1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[review of Jean-Pierre-Guillaume Catteau-Calleville, Voyage en Allemagne et en Suede]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

probably in the Monthly Review

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17677

Source:

Print

Author:

Sarah Harriet Burney

Editor:

Lorna J. Clark

Title:

Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The

Place of Publication:

Athens GA / London

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

n/a

Page:

140

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 140, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17677, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

Letter to Charlotte Barrett, 4th October 1811

   
   
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