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Record Number: 19889


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I can't but let my Readers see my Vanity, in inserting the following Poems, written to me since I came to [italics] Dublin [end italics], and do assure them, I have as many Pacquets of a Day, as a Minister of State; some praising, and some abusing me; the best of which in my Praise, I have chosen out for their Perusal' [various laudatory poems follow]

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 27 Jan 1748 and 17 Dec 1748

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[commendatory verses by various admirers]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

19889

Source:

Print

Author:

Laetitia Pilkington

Editor:

A.C. Elias

Title:

Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington

Place of Publication:

Athens GA

Date of Publication:

1997

Vol:

I

Page:

125

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Mempirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 125, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19889, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Date of birth 1708 or 1709. Date range given is that between publication of Vols I and II of 'Memoirs'.

   
   
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