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Record Number: 7787


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

November 18, 1881 [Paris] 'This morning I laid in a stock of Tauchnitzes, and am beginning a pleasant sketch of Miss Thackeray's on Mme. de Sevigne. Apropos of books, I received two days ago a letter from an American publisher, telling me that M. Lanier had thrown my Mabinogion into a popular form for children and had just completed the work before he died [?] This is very interesting to me. My first number came out in 1839, forty-three years ago.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

18 Nov 1881

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

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:

translator and businesswoman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie

Title:

Madame de Sevigne

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7787

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

177

Additional Comments:

Journal entry: 18 Nov 1881

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 177, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7787, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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