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Record Number: 20686


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'How merciless and ungentlemanlike the"Quarterly Review" is upon Lady Morgan! It is the only thing that could have made me pity her, for she is very flippant and full of error from beginning to end'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 6 Oct 1817

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Great Russell St

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:

Anne Romilly

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1773

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Garbett



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Quarterly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20686

Source:

Print

Author:

Anne Romilly

Editor:

Samuel Henry Romilly

Title:

Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

179

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Romilly, Samuel Henry Romilly (ed.), Romilly-Edgeworth Letters 1813-1818 (London, 1936), p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20686, accessed: 17 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Year of birth a guess: AR was married in 1798, aged about 24

   
   
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