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Record 13643

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Quotes Shakespeare throughout work:V.1 p.55,p.62,p.86, p.105,p.126; V.2 p.55,p.89,p.199; V.3 p.176 eg. V.1. p.105 Letter XIII to Miss Reid, Fort William May 24 1773 '?He was like Brutus among conspirators, whom you used to admire in the play: "The rest did what they did in envy of the great Caesar/ He only, in general honest thought," ?'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1755 and 1803
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: various
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13643  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: Vols 1-3
  Page: Various
  Additional comments: Plays quoted include: Merry Wives of Windsor; Merchant of Venice; Cymbeline; Julius Caesar; Othello; Henry V, Tweflth Night

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), Vols 1-3, p. Various, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13643, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

Date range given is birth to date of last letter with a Shakespeare quotation.

 

 

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