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Record Number: 17884


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The papers are sent to me very regularly by the kind Shuldhams, and I read them with indescribable eagerness; but they take away my spirits for the rest of the day. The affairs of Ireland - the horrors that appear to be hanging over the heads of the poor dear Poles - the Conflagrations in England, &c, &c - all these, are tremendous circumstances'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 6 Feb 1811 and 11 Feb 1831

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Florence

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[newspapers]

Genre:

n/a

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
from the Shuldhams


Source Information:

Record ID:

17884

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:

338

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 338, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17884, accessed: 03 February 2023


Additional Comments:

letter to Henry Crabb Robinson, 6-11 February 1831

   
   
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