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Record 7897

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'On this day I began reading Darwin's "Zoonomia", w'ch I had lately proposed in the Book Society.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 26 Jan 1795
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Chichester
location in dwelling: 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: Erasmus Darwin
Title: Zoonomia
Genre: Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (private library)
Library of the Book Society in Chichester

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7897  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Marsh
  Editor: Brian Robins
  Title: The Journals of John Marsh. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828)
  Place of Publication: New York
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 567
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The Journals of John Marsh. The life and times of a gentleman composer (1752-1828) (New York, 1998), p. 567, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7897, accessed: 19 October 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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