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Record Number: 9048


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lady Theresa Lewis reproduces 1805 letter from Mary Berry (writing as Catherine Fanshawe) to Catherine Fanshawe, in response to poem written by Fanshawe as Berry, and lent to her in manuscript; having praised the piece and offered some specific criticisms, she closes with an injunction that Fanshawe 'show it sparingly to the few who may be worthy, and on no account distribute any copies without [her] [...] licence and authority'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1805 and 31 Dec 1805

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:

Mary Berry

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

16 Mar 1763

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Catherine Fanshawe

Title:

"Ode, by Mary Berry."

Genre:

Poetry, Science

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

9048

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Lady Theresa Lewis

Title:

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

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1865

Vol:

2

Page:

298-99; 299

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 298-99; 299, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9048, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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