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Record 12270

Reading Experience:

'This evening we read "Olympe and Theophile" (by Mde. de G.) We all cried so much there was not one of us that was capable of reading. [Eugenia says: 'Mesdames de Bombelles and de Regis, Mde. de B, Lou Bitche and Betsi all wept there wass but me that was firm']' [square bracketed text added by editor]
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 20 Nov 1791
Country: Austria
Time: evening
Place: city: Wardeck
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:

Reading Group:the Wynne family and friends, including Betsey, Eugenia and several women
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Stephanie Felicite, Comtesse de Genlis
Title: Olympe et Theophile
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12270  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 86
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 86,, accessed: 02 December 2023

Additional comments:



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