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Record 27461

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Transcribed in Reading Notes of Edward Pordage (c.1710): Extracts from John Dryden's The Medall. A Satyre against Sedition (1682); notes from the 'Epistle to the Whigs' (A2r–A4r) and the poem itself.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1710 and 31 Dec 1710
Country: n/a
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:Edward Pordage
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Fellow of King's College. Cambridge
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Dryden
Title: Epistle to the Whigs
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27461  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Edward Pordage
  Title: Reading Notes
  Location: King's College, Cambridge
  Call no: MS 840.5
  Page/folio: 12-15

Citation: Edward Pordage, Reading Notes King's College, Cambridge, p. MS 840.5, p. 12-15, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27461, accessed: 15 December 2019

Additional comments:

Page images from MS accessed at Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online, where they appear by permission of the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge.

 

 

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