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Record 27782

Reading Experience:

20 December 1884: 'I have been going on with the reading of Carlyle's life [...] Today I have been amusing myself with Miss Thackeray's sketches of Miss Edgeworth, Mrs Barbauld and Mrs Opie. I read a good deal of one kind and another, but forget it all as soon as read.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 20 Dec 1884
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Inwood
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 1812
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Miss Thackeray
Title: 'sketch [of Amelia Opie]'
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27782  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 185
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from Her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 185,, accessed: 17 April 2024

Additional comments:

Inwood was the family home of one of Lady Charlotte's sons at the time of this visit.



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