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Record Number: 9429


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, Journal, 30 August 1817, from Genoa: 'Mr. Wishaw leaves to-morrow for Florence. I showed him a sketch of the beginning for "The Life of Lady Russell," which he much approved of [...] then during the evening he read to us the list of the MSS. of poor Horner, and some pieces of a journal of Lord Byron's in Switzerland, put down [italics]au coin de son etrange esprit[end italics].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

30 Aug 1817

Country:

Italy

Time

evening

Place:

city: Genoa

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 Wishaw

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

Included Mary Berry


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

journal of travels in Switzerland (extracts)

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9429

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:

141

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. 141, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9429, accessed: 20 April 2024


Additional Comments:

"Journal" probably from Byron's letters on travels in Switzerland.

   
   
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