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Record 8623

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Henry Chorley, in Memorials of Mrs Hemans (1836): 'She [Felicia Hemans, nee Browne] was early a reader of Shakespeare; and, by way of securing shade and freedom from interruption, used to climb an apple tree, and there study his plays'.
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: In open air, up tree
   
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:Felicia Browne
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Sep 1793
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: child
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Later Felicia Hemans

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: plays
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8623  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Susan J. Wolfson
  Title: Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials
  Place of Publication: Princeton
  Date of Publication: 2000
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 587
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Susan J. Wolfson (ed.), Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials (Princeton, 2000), p. 587, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8623, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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