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Record Number: 12620


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have been reading today some of my journals and indeed find them so horribly stupid that it did not encourage me to continue them but as I hope that I shall soon have great many fine things to describe I will still write them and endeavour to make them less stupid'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

26 Jan 1796

Country:

Germany

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ratisbon

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:

Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

19 Apr 1778

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Elizabeth Wynne

Title:

[diaries]

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Manuscript: diary

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

12620

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1937

Vol:

II

Page:

65

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1937), II, p. 65, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12620, accessed: 16 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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