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Record 6081

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"William Carleton got the perusal of Gil Blas from a 'pedlar, who carried books about for sale, with a variety of other goods'."
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Ireland
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:William Carleton
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Roman Catholic
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Alain-Rene Le Sage
Title: Gil Blas
Genre: Fiction, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6081  
Source - Print  
  Author: J. R. R. Adams
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Printed Word and the Common Man: Popular Culture in Ulster 1700-1900
  Place of Publication: Belfast
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 29
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: J. R. R. Adams, The Printed Word and the Common Man: Popular Culture in Ulster 1700-1900 (Belfast, 1987), p. 29, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6081, accessed: 20 October 2019

Additional comments:

Quotation from William Carleton, The Life of William Carleton (2 vols, London, 1896) 1:125.

 

 

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