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Record Number: 5204


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"According to [James] Johnstoun, his supplement [to Sidney's Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia] grew out of his affection for Sidney's romance. Having read the Arcadia over and over, he became inspired by the two pairs of lovers ..."

Century:

1500-1599, 1600-1699

Date:

unknown

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:

James Johnstoun

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

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:

Sir Philip Sidney

Title:

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5204

Source:

Print

Author:

Stephen B. Dobranski

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

2005

Vol:

n/a

Page:

70-71

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Stephen B. Dobranski, Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2005), p. 70-71, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5204, accessed: 26 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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