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Record Number: 24687


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

17 March 1856: 'During breakfast I read some of Mme. d'Arblay's Memoirs to dear Charley [husband], who was much interested in her account of Dr. Johnson. he had not read it before, and I had not read it since it first came out.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

17 Mar 1856

Country:

n/a

Time

morning

Place:

n/a

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:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

19 May 1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

Charles Schreiber


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Frances Burney D'Arblay

Title:

Memoirs of Dr Burney

Genre:

Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1832

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

24687

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

50-51

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 50-51, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=24687, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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