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Record Number: 4537


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Colonel Digby had read Falconer's "The Shipwreck" aloud to Burney during her court service ...'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1786 and 31 Dec 1791

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:

The Hon. Stephen Digby

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

Colonel

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Frances Burney


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Falconer

Title:

The Shipwreck

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4537

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Anne Doody

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

Place of Publication:

New Brunswick, NJ

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

244

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Anne Doody, Frances Burney: The Life in the Works (New Brunswick, NJ, 1988), p. 244, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4537, accessed: 16 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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