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Record 20503

Reading Experience:

'We have begun "Peveril", but not gone far in it. It is read aloud, and, [italics] entre nous [end italics], ill-read, and I can yet form no judgement, only I am indignant at the liberties taken with so fine a character as the Countess of Derby, who was a heroine, but no virago'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 20 Jan 1823
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Richmond
specific address: home of the Duchess of Buccleuch
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:

Listener:Louisa, Lady Stuart
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 11 Aug 1757
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Peveril of the Peak
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 20503  
Source - Print  
  Author: Louisa Stuart
  Editor: R. Brimley Johnson
  Title: Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1926
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 202
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Louisa Stuart, R. Brimley Johnson (ed.), Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The (London, 1926), p. 202,, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Letter to Louisa Clinton.



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