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Record 26948

Reading Experience:

Harriet, Countess Granville, to her sister, Lady Carlisle, 4 September 1834: 'Our host at the inn at Avignon, a poet and a very gentlemanlike man, gave me the enclosed translation. Granville [husband] read the original out loud, which is beautiful, and Monsieur Pierson has meant better than executed.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Aug 1834 and 4 Sep 1834
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Avignon
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:Granville Leveson Gower
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Diplomat
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Harriet, Countess Granville (reader's wife).
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: ?Pierson
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26948  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harriet Countess Granville
  Editor: F. Leveson Gower
  Title: Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1894
  Vol: 2
  Page: 161
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harriet Countess Granville, F. Leveson Gower (ed.), Letters of Harriet Countess Granville 1810-1845 (London, 1894), 2, p. 161,, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:



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