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Record 11514

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Finished the "Epicurean" by Moore, it is a sad story but very prettily written; began to read the play of "Julius Caesar" by Shakespeare as I had all night, I was able to stay up till late - learning by heart "Paradise & the Peri"'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Nov 1857
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: other location: on board HMS Pelorus
   
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:Albert Battiscombe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1831
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Lieutenant Royal Navy
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Julius Caesar
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11514  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Albert H.W. Battiscombe
  Title: Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859
  Location: Royal Naval Museum
  Call no: 1976/110(1)
  Page/folio: p.29

Citation: Albert H.W. Battiscombe, Journal of H.M.S Pelorus 21, August 1st 1857 to March 11th 1859 Royal Naval Museum, p. 1976/110(1), p. p.29, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11514, accessed: 19 August 2019

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