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Record 22909

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Transcription in Elizabeth Lyttelton's hand of an extract from Joshua Sylvester's translation of the second day from Guillaume Du Bartas's The Second Week (1598), ll. 663-6.
Century: 1600-1699, 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1670 and 31 Dec 1713
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:Elizabeth Lyttelton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1648
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
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: Joshua Sylvester
Title: Translation of the second day from Guillaume Du Bartas's The Second Week
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22909  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Elizabeth Lyttelton
  Title: Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book
  Location: Cambridge University Library
  Call no: MS Add. 8460
  Page/folio: 34v

Citation: Elizabeth Lyttelton, Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book Cambridge University Library, p. MS Add. 8460, p. 34v, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22909, accessed: 27 May 2019

Additional comments:

By kind permission of Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online (http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/). See http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/manuscripts/images/index.php?ms1=Add.8640&page=155 for digital images.

 

 

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