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Record 7788

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
March 16, 1884 [Lisbon] 'I am now reading to C.S. [Charles Schreiber] that charming book Rob Roy. Scott never palls. In the steamer we amused ourselves with Barnaby Rudge and the Old Curiosity Shop, which, with Pickwick which we read at Ceres, is enough of Dickens for the present. C. S. likes my reading, and it has the blessed effect of often sending him to sleep, when he seems indisposed and restless.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 Mar 1884
Country: Portugal
Time: n/a
Place: Lisbon
   
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: translator and businesswoman
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Portugal
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Charles Schreiber
Additional comments: also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Rob Roy
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7788  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  Editor: Earl of Bessborough
  Title: Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 180
  Additional comments: Journal entry: 16 Mar 1884

Citation: Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Screiber: Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891 (London, 1952), p. 180, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7788, accessed: 08 February 2023

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