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Record Number: 26483


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Harriet, Countess Granville to her sister, Lady Georgiana Morpeth, 8 October 1820: 'To-day I perform alone upon a roast chicken, and mean to devour "Kenilworth" with it. There are different opinions. Charles Greville told me last night that he did not stir out or go to bed till five in the morning of the day he begun it.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1820 and 8 Oct 1820

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

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:

Charles Greville

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

Kenilworth

Genre:

Fiction, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26483

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:

186

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 1, p. 186, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26483, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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