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Record Number: 6166


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Maria Josepha Holroyd in her teens was "enchanted" with the "all for Love" of de Stael's "Delphine", which in mature years she viewed more critically (if still with enjoyment, although her husband was "disgusted" by it).'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

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:

Maria Josepha Holroyd

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Germaine de Stael

Title:

Delphine

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6166

Source:

Print

Author:

Jacqueline Pearson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Women's Reading in Britain, 1750-1835. A dangerous recreation

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1999

Vol:

n/a

Page:

18

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jacqueline Pearson, Women's Reading in Britain, 1750-1835. A dangerous recreation (Cambridge, 1999), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6166, accessed: 18 April 2024


Additional Comments:

See J H Adeane (eds), The early married life of Maria Josepha Lady Stanley (1899).

   
   
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