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Record Number: 22944


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Having given her verses 'A Tale for the Times'] This wild irregular Measure is a sort of Favourite with me, I learnt it in Vanbrugh's Esop - a sweet Comedy though impracticable upon the Stage'

Century:

Date:

Until: 1 Dec 1778

Country:

n/a

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:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

27 Jan 1741

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Vanbrugh

Title:

Esop; a comedy

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22944

Source:

Print

Author:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Editor:

Katharine C. Balderston

Title:

Thraliana

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1951

Vol:

I

Page:

351

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 351, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22944, accessed: 29 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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