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Record Number: 5531


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Marginalia in Macaulay's copy of Xenophon's "Anabasis"]: 'Decidedly his best work. Dec 17 1835'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1834 and 17 Dec 1835

Country:

India

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Calcutta

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:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

25 Oct 1800

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Historian / critic

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

India

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Xenophon

Title:

Anabasis

Genre:

Classics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Greek not translated

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5531

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Editor:

George Otto Trevelyan

Title:

Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1971

Vol:

n/a

Page:

443

Additional Comments:

NB this is marginalia attached to Macaulay?s copy of Xenophon

Citation:

Thomas Babington Macaulay, George Otto Trevelyan (ed.), Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay (Oxford, 1971), p. 443, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5531, accessed: 13 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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