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Record 7851

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Fanny Kemble, 20 August 1832, on board ship to America: 'I have done more in the shape of work to-day, than any since the first two I spent on board; translated a German fable without much trouble, read a canto in Dante, ending with a valuation of fame.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Aug 1832
Country: in transit
Time: n/a
Place: other location: On board The Pacific (transatlantic ship)
   
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:Fanny Kemble
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 27 Nov 1809
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Actress
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: in transit
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Dante Alighieri
Title: The Divine Comedy
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7851  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Kemble
  Editor: Catherine Clinton
  Title: Fanny Kemble's Journals
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 2000
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 38
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Fanny Kemble, Catherine Clinton (ed.), Fanny Kemble's Journals (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000), p. 38, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7851, accessed: 21 July 2019

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