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Record 9338

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 15 June 1812: 'Called by appointment on Sir G. Beaumont to meet [George] Colman [manager of Haymarket Theatre], and read with him 'The Two Martius.' As Sir George had told him that it was written by a woman, I owned myself to be that woman [...] I read the piece: he stopped me each time where he thought something piquant could be added'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 15 Jun 1812
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:Mary Berry
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Mar 1763
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Colman
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Berry
Title: The Two Martius
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9338  
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: 501
  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. 501, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9338, accessed: 21 July 2024

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