Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo


RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Record Number: 330


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Milton's Sonnet on his Blindness / 'When I consider how my light is spent...'[transcript of text]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1829 and 31 Dec 1833

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:

Emma Bowly

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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 Milton

Title:

Sonnet XIX When I consider how my light is spent

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

330

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Emma Bowly

Title:

Album

Location:

St Clair Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

193

Citation:

Emma Bowly, Album St Clair Collection, p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=330, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design