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Record Number: 17949


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Have you read Bourrienne's Memoirs? Sick as I thought myself of Buonaparte and all that related to his tremendous though short-lived success (I always consider him as a permitted scourge), Bourrienne's book caught fast hold of me, & I was really sorry when I had finished it. Yet, I could only get it in English: but the translation is not very bad'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 31 Aug 1835

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bath
specific address: 13 Vineyards

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:

Louis-Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

Title:

Memoires

Genre:

Biography, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

translated into English, perhaps John S. Memes's translation

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17949

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:

403

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 403, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17949, accessed: 02 February 2023


Additional Comments:

Letter to Frances d'Arblay 31st August 1835

   
   
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