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Record 25442

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
From the 1806-1840 Commonplace book of an unknown reader. Under title 'Naples, 1826', C.M.G. describes the city and (mis)quotes a line from Dante, "Inferno," Canto 7: "Qui vid'i gente, piu che altrove troppa..."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Finchley
   
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:C.M.G. [anon]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Dante Alighieri
Title: Divina Commedia: Inferno
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25442  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: n/a
  Title: Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: CP1
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: anon, Lady's Commonplace book, Garrow 1823 Private Collection, p. CP1, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25442, accessed: 19 June 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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