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Record 8675

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I read in a chinese book today--converse with clever people when I say a chinese Book I mean a book with 2 chinese stories in it the one is very curious & amusing about Too and Twan--it is called the "Shadows in the Water" two people kept separate fall in love thus by seeing each others shadows'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Apr 1822
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Hertford
specific address: Brocket Hall
   
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: unknown
Title: Shadows in the Water
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8675  
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: 184
  Additional comments: Letter to William Godwin dated 18 April 1822.

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. 184, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8675, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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