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Record 9539

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In the preface to Thomas Wilson's "The arte of Rhetorike, for the use of all such as are studious of Eloquence" (1567), the text recounts God's granting the gift of eloquence [to men] [...] Next to this passage Harvey inscribes his symbol for eloquence, the planetary sign of Mercury.'
Century: 1500-1599, 1600-1699
Date: Between 1 Jan 1567 and 7 Feb 1630
Country: England
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:Gabriel Harvey
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1545
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer/Academic
Religion: Christian
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: Thomas Wilson
Title: The arte of Rhetorike, for the use of all such as are studious of Eloquence
Genre: Textbook / self-education, Rhetoric
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1567
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9539  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia F. Stern
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1979
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 141
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 141, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9539, accessed: 22 November 2019

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