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Record 9050

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 21 August 1807 (re 20 August): 'After tea, Mr. Greathead, at my request, read to us his translation in verse of Boccaccio's "Lisabetta and her Brothers." I had heard it once before, eleven years ago, at their house in Brayanstone Street'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1796 and 31 Dec 1796
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Bryanstone Street
   
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:

Listener:Mary Berry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Greathead
Title: "Lisabetta and her Brothers" (verse translation after Boccaccio)
Genre: Fiction, Poetry, Science
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9050  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 2
  Page: 320
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 320, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9050, accessed: 08 December 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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