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Record 24687

Reading Experience:

17 March 1856: 'During breakfast I read some of Mme. d'Arblay's Memoirs to dear Charley [husband], who was much interested in her account of Dr. Johnson. he had not read it before, and I had not read it since it first came out.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 17 Mar 1856
Country: n/a
Time: morning
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:Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 19 May 1812
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Charles Schreiber
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Frances Burney D'Arblay
Title: Memoirs of Dr Burney
Genre: Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1832
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 24687  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 50-51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 50-51,, accessed: 16 April 2024

Additional comments:



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