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Record 18406

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read Lady Morgan's Florence Macarthy. There is originality and genius in all she writes'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 26 Nov 1715
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rome
   
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:Charlotte Bury
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 18 Feb 1775
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lady-in-waiting
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Sydney, Lady Morgan
Title: Florence Macarthy: An Irish Tale
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18406  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charlotte Bury
  Editor: A. Francis Steuart
  Title: Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1908
  Vol: II
  Page: 5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charlotte Bury, A. Francis Steuart (ed.), Diary of a Lady-in-Waiting, The (London, 1908), II, p. 5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18406, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

Publication date of this book appears to be 1818 but date of diary entry seems to be 1815. Chronology is often very vexed in Bury's diary!

 

 

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