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Record 27985

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Under [Anne Rutherford Scott, his mother's] strong encouragement Scott, at the age of seven, read aloud Shakespeare's plays and the Arabian Nights in the family circle'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
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:Walter Scott
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Anne Rutherford Scott and other family members.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: plays
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27985  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Warden of Wadham College, Oxford
  Title: Letters Hitherto Unpublished, Written by Members of Sir Walter Scott's Family to their Old Governess
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1905
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 66 n.2
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Warden of Wadham College, Oxford (ed.), Letters Hitherto Unpublished, Written by Members of Sir Walter Scott's Family to their Old Governess (London, 1905), p. 66 n.2, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27985, accessed: 21 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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