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Record Number: 17964


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Am charmed to find "The Diary" is approved by the General. The third vol: I think must be universally interesting - the [underlined] first [end underlining], to own the truth, contained too much about the early appearance of Evelina, to please me. - But it went down well with many people, & has caused a fresh demand for Evelina & Cecilia at every Library in Cheltenham'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 30 Jan 1842

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cheltenham
specific address: Belgrave House

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:

Frances (Burney) d'Arblay

Title:

Diary and letters of Madame d'Arblay

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Letters

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

17964

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:

459

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna J. Clark (ed.), Letters of Sarah Harriet Burney, The (Athens GA / London, 1997), p. 459, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17964, accessed: 02 February 2023


Additional Comments:

Letter to Anna (Wilbraham) Grosvenor, 18th May 1842 but text discussed in letter to the same on 30th January-6th February 1842. Book was edited by Madame d'Arblay's niece (and SHB's favourite correspondent), Charlotte Barrett.

   
   
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