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Record 8030

Reading Experience:

'When we were speaking of Dr. Moore?s Travels, I told her that the Character of Mr. C.?reminded me of our friend Mr. Seward . . .'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1779 and 7 Apr 1780
Country: England
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:Frances Burney
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Jun 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: Christian
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: John Moore
Title: View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters
Genre: Social Science, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: 1779; 3rd edn.,1780, 2 vols.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8030  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Burney
  Editor: Betty Rizzo
  Title: The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney
  Place of Publication: Oxford: Clarendon Press
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: IV
  Page: 33-4
  Additional comments: Letter to Susanna Elizabeth Burney , dated 7 April 1780, headed South Parade, Bath.

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003), IV, p. 33-4,, accessed: 09 December 2023

Additional comments:

Frances Burney is speaking to Dorothea Gregory.



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