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Record 9445

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 2 January 1822, during stay at Guy's Cliff: 'Mrs Siddons read "Othello," the two parts of Iago and Othello quite [italics]a merveille[end italics].'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: 2 Jan 1822
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Warwickshire
specific address: Guy's Cliff
   
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:Sarah Siddons
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 5 Jul 1755
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Actress
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Wales
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Included Mary Berry
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9445  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 3
  Page: 313
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry from the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 3, p. 313, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9445, accessed: 27 May 2019

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