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Record 10793

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'You ask me (pertly enough- pardon the expression) whether I have read "The Lay of the Last Minstrel"- Alas only twice- And have, in addition, only the following catalogue to subjoin of pleasing works which have come under my examination.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1800 and 3 Nov 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:Sarah H. Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 29 Aug 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Governess, Novelist
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: The Lay of the Last Minstrel
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10793  
Source - Print  
  Author: Sarah Harriet Burney
  Editor: Lorna Clark
  Title: The Letters of Sarah H. Burney
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 65-66
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Sarah Harriet Burney, Lorna Clark (ed.), The Letters of Sarah H. Burney (London, 1997), p. 65-66, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10793, accessed: 03 February 2023

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