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Record Number: 14181


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'But that which most of all increast [sic] my knowledg [sic] was my daily reading to my Lady, Poems of all sorts and Plays, teaching me as I read, where to place my accents how to raise and fall my voice, where lay the Emphasis of the expressions.'

Century:

1600-1699

Date:

unknown

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:

Hannah Woolley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Servant

Occupation:

lady's maid

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Hannah's employer.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

14181

Source:

Print

Author:

Hannah Woolley

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Gentlewoman's Companion

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1675

Vol:

n/a

Page:

12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hannah Woolley, The Gentlewoman's Companion (London, 1675), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14181, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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