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Record Number: 22592


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Many MS dates of reading incl. "Began reading the Odyssey in summer of 1902, continued it during summer of 1903."

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1902 and 1903

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:

George Otto Trevelyan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Jul 1838

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Historian and statesman

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Homer

Title:

Iliad

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Oxford: Clarendon, 1817

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

22592

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

MS notes in book cited below,

Citation:

MS notes in book cited below, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22592, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

This book has multiple provenance (several Trevelyans) and MS notes dating from 1822. I have not transcribed all the notes.

   
   
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