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Record 5911

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The evening until one was [frittered?] away in reading the 'Monk' for the fourth time at least.... In the second volume are some beautiful lines that often delights one ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 19 Jan 1803
Country: England
Time: evening: evening till 1 am
night: evening till 1 am
Place: location in dwelling: His room?
   
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:William Upcott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1779
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Bookseller's assistant, Pall Mall, London
Religion: n/a
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: Matthew G. Lewis
Title: The Monk
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5911  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: William Upcott
  Title: [Diary 1803-1807]
  Location: British Library
  Call no: Add 32, 558.
  Page/folio: 7

Citation: William Upcott, [Diary 1803-1807] British Library, p. Add 32, 558., p. 7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5911, accessed: 24 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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