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Record 7822

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?As during my confinement I amused myself with light reading, I now for the 1st time read the "Spiritual Quixote" (w?th which I was much entertain?d) & other books of the kind, which I got from the circulating library.?
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 16 Nov 1779
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Salisbury
location in dwelling: at home
   
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:John Marsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 31 May 1752
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Musian / composer / gentleman
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: Richard Graves
Title: The spiritual Quixote: or the summer's ramble of Mr Geoffry Wildgoose
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1773
Provenance: Borrowed (circulating library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7822  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828)
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 208
  Additional comments:

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The John Marsh Journals. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828) (New York, 1998), p. 208, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7822, accessed: 24 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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