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Record Number: 26481


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Georgiana Morpeth, 15 September 1820: 'We are all at "The Abbot." I have only read the first volume. I delight in even the faults of his novels, "Ivanhoe" excepted.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1820 and 15 Sep 1820

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Suffolk

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:

Harriet Countess Granville

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

Aug 1785

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

The Abbot (volume 1)

Genre:

Fiction, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26481

Source:

Print

Author:

Harriet Countess Granville

Editor:

F. Leveson Gower

Title:

Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1894

Vol:

1

Page:

181

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 1, p. 181, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26481, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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