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Record Number: 9159


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mr Cambridge' to Mary Berry: 'I was about to take up my pen to you to express the pleasure and satisfaction we have just experienced in the perusal of your "Life of Madame du Deffand," which does great credit to your judgement and feeling [goes on to make more detailed comments].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1810 and 31 Dec 1810

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:

Mr Cambridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Mary Berry

Title:

Life of Madame du Deffand

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, History, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Letters of Madame du Deffand, ed. Mary Berry, 1810

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9159

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:

428

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. 428, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9159, accessed: 13 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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