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Record 5894

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'she read much Shakespeare.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1 Jan 1712
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5894  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jacqueline Pearson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Women's reading in Britain, 1750-1835. A dangerous recreation.
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1999
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 127
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jacqueline Pearson, Women's reading in Britain, 1750-1835. A dangerous recreation. (Cambridge, 1999), p. 127, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5894, accessed: 22 May 2019

Additional comments:

See A C Elias (ed). The memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens, GA 1997), vol 1, pp. 12-13. Plays mentioned more than once include Othello, MacBeth, Henry IV, Julius Caesar, Hamlet and Measure for Measure.

 

 

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