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Record Number: 4125


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?In May 1820 Sheridan Knowles produced ?Virginius?. The extraordinary success of that play naturally excited Maturin?s curiosity, and he was impatient to read it. ? When ?Virginius? was first published, a friend of Maturin?s purchased a copy, with which he was so pleased that it always lay on his table and he constantly devoted hours of relaxation to its perusal.?

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

Ireland

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:

Charles Robert Maturin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1782

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Curate

Religion:

Christian (Church of England)

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:

James Sheridan Knowles

Title:

Virginius

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1820

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4125

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1827

Vol:

XIX

Page:

573-4

Additional Comments:

Anonymous article 'Conversations with Maturin. N. 2', pp. 570-77.

Citation:

The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal (1827), XIX, p. 573-4, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4125, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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