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Record Number: 4445


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The mother of Carteret Rede remembered that when 'I came up into her Chamber, I found her reading Mr. John Janeway's "Life and Death"; she was all in Tears ...'

Century:

1600-1699, 1700-1799

Date:

unknown

Country:

America

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:

Carteret Rede

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

America

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Janeway

Title:

Life and Death

Genre:

Other religious, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4445

Source:

Print

Author:

David D. Hall

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book

Place of Publication:

Amherst

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

n/a

Page:

66

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

David D. Hall, Cultures of Print: Essays in the History of the Book (Amherst, 1996), p. 66, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4445, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Quotation from [Mrs Sarah Rede], "A Token For Youth" (1729) 12.

   
   
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