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Record Number: 27530


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'When not in the curiosity shops, or examining and washing her [ceramic] purchases in the hotel, Lady Charlotte read a great deal. After revelling "in that pleasant life of Macaulay" she started on Pride and Prejudice.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 8 Feb 1875 and 31 Dec 1875

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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 Schreiber

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1812

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

also known as Lady Charlotte Guest. Nee Charlotte Bertie



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Pride and Prejudice

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

27530

Source:

Print

Author:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber

Editor:

Earl of Bessborough

Title:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

4

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Earl of Bessborough (ed.), Lady Charlotte Schreiber. Extracts from her Journal 1853-1891, (London, 1952), p. 4, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=27530, accessed: 24 September 2020


Additional Comments:

Source ed. refers to period spent by reader in Continental Europe.

   
   
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