Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Record 9165

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
M. G. Lewis to Lady Charlotte Bury, 9 December 1810: 'I have galloped through two volumes of Madame du Deffand's Letters, and with much amusement, though the anecdotes are in themselves of no great value'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1810 and 9 Dec 1810
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:M. G. Lewis
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jul 1775
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: unknown
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: Madame du Deffand
Title: Letters (2 vols)
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Ed Mary Berry. 4 vols, 1810
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9165  
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: 470
  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. 470, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9165, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

Reading Experience Database version 2.0.  Page updated: 27th Apr 2016  3:15pm (GMT)