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Record 12304

Reading Experience:

'This evening we read a fine trajedy by Corneille where there are many noble characters Emily has such strength and such nobleness'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 29 Dec 1791
Country: Austria
Time: evening
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)
probably the family group and friends
Additional comments: probably with her sister Eugenia and the family circle


Text Being Read:

Author: Pierre Corneille
Title: Cinna
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12304  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 95
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 95,, accessed: 22 August 2019

Additional comments:

It is not certain that this is the play in question but Fremantle's editorial note implies so.



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