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Record 14876

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'It is one of the most extraordinary accidents in my life, and gives ground to think of Don Quixot's adventures how people may be surprized'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: Until: 29 Nov 1667
Country: England
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:Samuel Pepys
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1633
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Clerk of the Acts, Admiralty
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Title: Don Quixote
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Pepys's copy published in Brussels, 1662, in Spanish
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14876  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Pepys
  Editor: Robert Latham
  Title: The diary of Samuel Pepys
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 8
  Page: 553
  Additional comments: co-editor William Matthews

Citation: Samuel Pepys, Robert Latham (ed.), The diary of Samuel Pepys (London, 1970), 8, p. 553, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14876, accessed: 18 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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