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Record 8663

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Do you remember when Jeannie Deans went to London for her sister the gentle Gertie [sic--Geordie] Robertson gave her a [illegible] among the Robbers.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 25 Jul 1818 and 31 Mar 1819
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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 Caroline Lamb
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1785
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: socialite, novelist, influential member of the Whig political elite
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: The Heart of Midlothian
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8663  
Source - Print  
  Author: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby)
  Editor: Paul Douglass
  Title: The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 171
  Additional comments: Letter to Lord Byron which Douglass dates February-March 1819.

Citation: Lady Caroline Lamb (n?e Ponsonby), Paul Douglass (ed.), The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb (New York, 2006), n/a, p. 171, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8663, accessed: 01 February 2023

Additional comments:

The names mentioned are from Scott's novel.

 

 

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