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Record Number: 13417


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell, in letter to '_____', from Albano, April 1861 [re Remains of Roman theatre at Tusculum]: 'The seats of this Theatre are quite perfect [...] We sat down there, and L -- read out Macaulay's Lay of the Battle of Lake Regillus.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1861 and 30 Apr 1861

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Tusculum
other location: Remains of Roman theatre

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:

L anon

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

Great Britain

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

Elizabeth Missing Sewell, and other travelling-companions.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Title:

Lay of the Battle of Lake Regillus

Genre:

History, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Lays of Ancient Rome

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13417

Source:

Print

Author:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Impressions of Rome, Florence, and Turin, By the Author of 'Amy Herbert'

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1862

Vol:

n/a

Page:

206

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Impressions of Rome, Florence, and Turin, By the Author of 'Amy Herbert' (London, 1862), p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13417, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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