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Record 7899

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Fanny Kemble, 20 April 1846: 'My friend has given me a charming little Sicilian song, of which the following is a free translation. The pathetic and graceful idea is, however, a thousand times more appropriately clothed in the soft dialect from which I have transferred it [transcribes eight-line verse]'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 20 Apr 1846
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Anon
Title: [Sicilian song]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7899  
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: 174
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Fanny Kemble, Catherine Clinton (ed.), Fanny Kemble's Journals (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000), p. 174, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7899, accessed: 25 June 2019

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