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Record Number: 12303


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[27th December]'I took my lessons and learnt part of a superb tragedy in german called "Don Carlos" with Mr Jaegle.' ... [28th December]'We finished the lecture of "Don Carlos" that interested me extremely it really is the finest trajedy I have ever read. How much do I hate the memory of the abominable Philip whilst I respected and admired that of the Marquis de Poso that faithful and tender friend who lets himself be thought a traitor in order to save the life of Don Carlos his friend to whom he was under a small obligation, who takes his own life in order to save his and what was my sorrow to see that charming man end his life in vain. The wicked Philip stabbed his son the same day through jealousy! Another thing that annoyed me was not to have the pleasure of seeing the abominable tyrant punished yet I think that he is and that certainly and already.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

27 Dec 1791

Country:

Austria

Time

evening

Place:

city: Wardeck

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:

Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1779

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Austria

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

Mr Jaegle


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Friedrich Schiller

Title:

Don Carlos in German

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12303

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

95

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 95, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12303, accessed: 03 October 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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