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Record 9450

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Lady Charlotte Lindsay to Mary Berry, 25 April 1828, on vol.1 of Berry's "Comparative View of Social Life in France and England": 'Your book is [italics]quite new[end italics] and perfectly delightful to me [...] I had no idea that I should have derived so much amusement from it [...] it exactly suits the extent of my reading and reasoning powers'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1828 and 25 Apr 1828
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 Charlotte Lindsay
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Berry
Title: The Comparative View of Social Life in France and England (vol. 1)
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: April 1828
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9450  
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: 3
  Page: 370
  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), 3, p. 370, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9450, accessed: 21 June 2024

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