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Record Number: 9442


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Mary Berry, in letter of August 1820: 'I have been reading after dinner, when it is too hot to write, "Anastatius." It is, as I had supposed, the substance of the MS. travels in the East which he long ago gave me to read. But in this new form so arranged! in such a pert style -- such an evident copy of Lord Byron's prose'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 9 Jul 1820 and 31 Aug 1820

Country:

Italy

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Lucca

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:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

?Anastatius

Title:

work on travels in East

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

9442

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:

225-26

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. 225-26, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9442, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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