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Record Number: 5433


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"How much a book gains by the appropriate surroundings of the person reading it, was forcibly impressed upon me [by the circumstances described in RED ID 5432], and this fact was farther corroborated years after, when I read Scott's 'Lady of the Lake', during a walk from the Trosachs [sic] to Stirling."

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

Scotland

Time

daytime

Place:

other location: on a walk from the Trossachs to Stirling

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:

John Bedford Leno

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

apprentice journeyman [printer]; later Chartist poet, painter and printer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

The Lady of the Lake

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5433

Source:

Print

Author:

John Bedford Leno

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Aftermath: with Autobiography of the Author, John Bedford Leno

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1892

Vol:

n/a

Page:

21-22

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Bedford Leno, The Aftermath: with Autobiography of the Author, John Bedford Leno (London, 1892), p. 21-22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5433, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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