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Record 555

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There is a pencil note in his copy of "Paradise Lost": "Had to write 500 lines of this for being caught reading "King Lear" in class."'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1870 and 1900
Country: England
Time: daytime
Place: city: Shrewsbury
other location: Boarding school
   
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:Tom Thomas
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Anglican
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: King Lear
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 555  
Source - Print  
  Author: M. V. Hughes
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A London Family 1870-1900
  Place of Publication: London, New York, Toronto
  Date of Publication: 1946
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: M. V. Hughes, A London Family 1870-1900 (London, New York, Toronto, 1946), p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=555, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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