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Record 12865

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Sat alone all the evening and read two Shakespeare's plays, "Measure for Measure" and "Henry the 6th".'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 18 Dec 1811
Country: Spain
Time: evening
Place: city: Mahon (harbour)
other location: on board ship
   
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:Thomas Fremantle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: ship's captain
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Spain
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Measure for Measure
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12865  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1940
  Vol: III
  Page: 330
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1940), III, p. 330, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12865, accessed: 19 August 2019

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