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Record Number: 5065


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Susan Schibanoff, "Taking the Gold out of Egypt: The Art of Reading as a Woman": "In 1473, Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers, came across a French version of the Liber Philosophorum Moralium Antiquorum and decided to translate it into English for the edification of his royal charge, the Prince of Wales. When he completed his edited version, entitled The Dictes and Sayengs of the Philosophers, Rivers asked ... William Caxton for a a professional opinion of his work."

Century:

1450-1499

Date:

1473

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:

Anthony Woodville Earl Rivers

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

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:

Title:

Liber Philosophorum Moralium Antiquorum

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

In French translation

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5065

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart

Title:

Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts

Place of Publication:

Baltimore

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

n/a

Page:

83

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart (ed.), Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts (Baltimore, 1992), p. 83, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5065, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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