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Record 7698

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?In my leisure hours during this year, and the years 1838 and 1839, I read the whole of Shakespeare?s dramatic works, Mr. Sharon Turner?s ?Sacred History of the Creation?, the ?Memoirs of Mr. Samuel Drew? and Dr. Stilling?s ?Theory of Pneumatology?, together with same odd volumes of the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews.?
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1837 and 31 Dec 1839
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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 Carter
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1792
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Tailor
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: William Shakespeare
Title: [plays]
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7698  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carter
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Memoirs of a working man
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1845
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 232
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a working man (London, 1845), p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7698, accessed: 24 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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