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Record 12049

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'and then I begin to read to my wife upon the globes, with great pleasure and to good purpose, for it will be pleasant to her and to me to have her understand those things.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 25 Dec 1663
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: London
specific address: Seething Lane
location in dwelling: at home
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1663
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Admiralty, Clerk of the Acts
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
wife, Elizabeth Pepys
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [on the globes]
Genre: Geography / Travel, Science, Mathematics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12049  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 4
  Page: 433-434
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 4, p. 433-434, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12049, accessed: 17 November 2019

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