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Record 29490

Reading Experience:

'I have been reading Lanfrey's memoirs of Napoleon I. It is refreshing to read a Frenchman's book who cares nothing for ''la gloire''... '
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Aug 1870
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Basset, Southampton
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:Emma Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 2 May 1808
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Wife and mother
Religion: Unitarian
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: Pierre Lanfrey
Title: History of Napoleon I
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1870
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29490  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Henrietta Litchfield
  Title: Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1915
  Vol: 2
  Page: 200
  Additional comments: Letter from Emma Darwin to her aunt Fanny Allen, Aug. 1870.

Citation: Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), 2, p. 200,, accessed: 26 May 2024

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