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Record 24088

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Louisa and I began this day to read French. Our book was a little light piece of French gallantry entitled 'Journal Amoureux'. She pronounced best and I translated best. Between us we did very well'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 16 Jan 1763
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reading Group:James Boswell and Louisa
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth 29 Oct 1740
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: lawyer, diarist, and biographer of Samuel Johnson, and heir to the Auchinleck estate in Ayrshire
Religion: Catholic
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [anon.]
Title: Journal Amoureux
Genre: erotica?
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24088  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Boswell
  Editor: Frederick A. Pottle
  Title: Boswell's London Journal, 1762-1763
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1982
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 156
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Boswell, Frederick A. Pottle (ed.), Boswell's London Journal, 1762-1763 (London, 1982), p. 156, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24088, accessed: 21 July 2019

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