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Record Number: 27780


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

20 December 1884: 'I have been going on with the reading of Carlyle's life [...] Today I have been amusing myself with Miss Thackeray's sketches of Miss Edgeworth, Mrs Barbauld and Mrs Opie. I read a good deal of one kind and another, but forget it all as soon as read.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

20 Dec 1884

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Inwood

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:

1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

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:

Miss Thackeray

Title:

'sketch [of Maria Edgeworth]'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

27780

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journal 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

185

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 185, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27780, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Inwood was the family home of one of Lady Charlotte's sons at the time of this visit.

   
   
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