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Record 26295

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Once again, Wilde assisted his mentor [Classical scholar John Pentland Mahaffy], this time by proof-reading "Rambles and Studies" before its original publication in 1876.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1876 and 31 Dec 1876
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
   
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:Oscar Wilde
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Oct 1854
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Pentland Mahaffy
Title: Rambles and Studies
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Manuscript: proofs
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26295  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Wright
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Oscar's Books
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 2000
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 71
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Wright, Oscar's Books (London, 2000), p. 71, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26295, accessed: 18 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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