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Record Number: 18352


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Madame de C[-] praised Miss Porter's "Scottish Chiefs", and said, it quite [italics] monted [end italics] her imagination about Scotch persons and Scotland. Had she known the excellent and high-minded authoress, she would have added an additional note of praise on the rare character of the writer'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Lyons

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:

Madame de [C-]

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

France

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Porter

Title:

Scottish Chiefs, The

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18352

Source:

Print

Author:

Charlotte Bury

Editor:

A. Francis Steuart

Title:

Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1908

Vol:

I

Page:

295

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), I, p. 295, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18352, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Charlotte Bury met this lady in Lyon. Date uncertain - around 1815

   
   
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