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Record 6217

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read "The Merry Wives of Windsor" wherein I think the genius of the author shows itself in a very conspicuous manner as to humour. But I cannot find in my heart to say I think there is one good moral character.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 12 Jan 1756
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
   
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 9 Jun 1729
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Shopkeeper
Religion: Church of England
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: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6217  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 22
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6217, accessed: 22 August 2019

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