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Record 12260

Reading Experience:

'and so away to my Bezan again - and there to read in a pretty French book, "La Nouvelle Allegorique", upon the strife between Rhetorique and its enemies - very pleasant.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: 17 Nov 1665
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: other location: on board the Bezan (ship) sailing to Erith
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:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Feb 1633
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Antoine Furetiere
Title: Nouvelle Allegorique, ou Histoire des derniers troubles arrivez au royaume d'eloquence
Genre: Fiction, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1658
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12260  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 6
  Page: 302
  Additional comments: Co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1971), 6, p. 302,, accessed: 02 June 2020

Additional comments:



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