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Record 4198

Reading Experience:

?One of her acts of beneficence [Madame Delessert] is recorded in Berquin?s Ami des Enfans but even her own children cannot tell which story it is. Her daughter, Madame Gautier, gains upon our esteem every day.?
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
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:Maria Edgeworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1767
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Writer and governess
Religion: Christian (Church of England)
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Berquin
Title: Ami des Enfants: select stories for the instruction and entertainment of children
Genre: Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London & Edinburgh, J. Stockdale et al, 1787
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4198  
Source - Print  
  Author: Maria Edgeworth
  Editor: Augustus J C Hare
  Title: The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth
  Place of Publication: London, Edward Arnold
  Date of Publication: 1894 (2 vols)
  Vol: 1
  Page: 104-5
  Additional comments: Letter to Miss Ruxton (1/12/1802) from Brussels.

Citation: Maria Edgeworth, Augustus J C Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Maria Edgeworth (London, Edward Arnold, 1894 (2 vols)), 1, p. 104-5,, accessed: 04 July 2022

Additional comments:



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