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Record Number: 8721


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lady Theresa Lewis reproduces passages from posthumously-published writings of the 23-year-old Madame Roland, transcribed by Mary Berry when aged 22, 'as parallel to her own reflections [which also written in French]'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 16 Mar 1785 and 31 Dec 1785

Country:

unknown

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:

Mary Berry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Mar 1763

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

none

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Madame Roland

Title:

(passages from) Reverie du Bois de Vincennes

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

Not published until 1800

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8721

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

1

Page:

147-49

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 1, p. 147-49, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8721, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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