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Record Number: 9424


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 21 August 1814: 'I read "Swift's Life" in the new edition of his works by Walter Scott. It does not appear to me that there is much that is new.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

21 Aug 1814

Country:

Scotland

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:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

?Walter ?Scott

Title:

Life of Jonathan Swift

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Works of Jonathan Swift, ed. Walter Scott

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9424

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:

3

Page:

34

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), 3, p. 34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9424, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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