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Record 458

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Read 'Double Falshood' a play of Shakespear's never acted till this winter. I think it a poor one for his. Bed 12.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 2 Jan 1727
Country: England
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:Gertrude Savile
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Jan 1697
Socio-economic group: n/a
Occupation: sister of George, 7th Baronet Savile, Lord of Rufford, from whom she gained an allowance
Religion: Protestant
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Double Falsehood; Or, the Distrest Lovers... writt
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: or written by (Mr) Lewis Theobald?
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 458  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gertrude Savile
  Editor: Alan Saville
  Title: Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 94
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gertrude Savile, Alan Saville (ed.), Secret Comment: The Diaries of Gertrude Savile, 1721-1757 (1997), p. 94, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=458, accessed: 19 May 2019

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