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Record Number: 11265


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[An account of the boy's secret reading, and how his parents only found out when he asked a question about his reading].

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 1 Jan 1801

Country:

n/a

Time

morning: Early morning, before getting out of bed.

Place:

location in dwelling: In bed

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:

[a boy known to Elizabeth Hamilton]

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Homer

Title:

Iliad

Genre:

Classics, History, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11265

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Hamilton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1801-2 (2nd edn)

Vol:

2

Page:

81-82

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Hamilton, Letters on the Elementary Principles of Education (London, 1801-2 (2nd edn)), 2, p. 81-82, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11265, accessed: 21 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Old RED 366

   
   
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