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Record Number: 17744


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have had the perseverance to read Sir W. Scotts Boney - and hackneyed as is the subject, I was lured on from page to page, with unwearied interest and entertainment. I am longing for Bishop Heber's Journal. Did you read, in one of the Quarterly's , an Article relating to him, remarkably well written, and worthy in all respects of its subject. - It must be now nearly a year ago that it appeared. I wish you could get it - and there is also a more recent article, published in the very last Review - quite excellent'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 17 Feb 1828

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Crewe Hall

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Life of Napoleon Buonaparte

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17744

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:

275

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 275, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17744, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

letter to Charlotte Barrett, 17th February 1828

   
   
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