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Record Number: 12390


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After supper Mde. de Bombelles read 'Le Philanthrope' which is as amusing as possible'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

25 Apr 1792

Country:

Austria

Time

evening

Place:

city: Wardeck / Wartegg

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:

[Madame] de Bombelles

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

Austria

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

other members of the household including Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Le Philanthrope

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12390

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

132

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 132, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12390, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

I cannot find a work with this title - possibly, given the family's other reading, it is actually Moliere's Le Misanthrope.

   
   
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