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Record Number: 19870


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The following Ode of [italics] Horace [end italics] bearing some Similitude to my then present Circumstances, I took the Liberty of paraphrasing and sent it to my husband, notwithstanding his former Lectures [that women should not write. There follows LP's version of 'The Seventh Ode of the Third Book of Horace']

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Until: 1 Apr 1734

Country:

Ireland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Dublin

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:

Laetitia Pilkington

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1708

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman's wife

Religion:

Anglican

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Horace

Title:

Odes

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

in translation

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19870

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

62

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 62, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19870, accessed: 22 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709. Matthew Pilkington was working in London until april 1734.

   
   
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