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Record 8599

Reading Experience:

'You may lately have seen her pretty often alluded to in the Morning Post, ?but pray who is the [ital] Dr. B [ital] in Yesterdays?(Monday?s) Paper??it seems as if meant for you, but I cannot understand it. I want to know what this A.B.C. Dario Musico is,? the news paper calls it a Musical Rosciad & says it contains the Characters of all the celebrated Musicians.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 17 Apr 1780
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Bath
county: Somerset
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:

Title: Morning Post
Genre: newspaper article
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: 'Morning Post', 17 April
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8599  
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: 67-8
  Additional comments: Letter from Fanny Burney to Dr. Charles Burney dated 18 April from Bath

Citation: Fanny Burney, Betty Rizzo (ed.), The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003), IV, p. 67-8,, accessed: 22 April 2024

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