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Record 12269

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Mr Jaegle makes us read an English book that is called "The Vicar of Wakefield" which is very pretty, interesting, well wrote and where there are some very good characters'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 17 Nov 1791
Country: Austria
Time: n/a
Place: city: Wardeck
   
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:Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1779
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Oliver Goldsmith
Title: The Vicar of Wakefield
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12269  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 86
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12269, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

Betsey and sister Eugenia were tutored by Mr Jaegle who made them read the book

 

 

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