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Record Number: 13270


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Finished Malone's "Life of Dryden", prefixed to an Edition of his Prose Works. By the drudgery of searching deeds, wills, genealogies, registers, and recods of all sorts, Malone has discovered some new facts, and detected a few mistakes, respecting Dryden and his Famly, of very little consequence...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

13 May 1800

Country:

England

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:

Thomas Green

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

gentleman

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Edmond Malone

Title:

Critical and Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13270

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature

Place of Publication:

Ipswich

Date of Publication:

1810

Vol:

n/a

Page:

221

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature (Ipswich, 1810), p. 221, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13270, accessed: 13 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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