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Record Number: 5711


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson notes annotations made by John James Raven over period of around 40-50 years in copy of Macaulay's Lays of Ancient Rome given to him in 1848, "when Raven was a schoolboy of fifteen."

Century:

1800-1849, 1850-1899

Date:

Between 1848 and 1898

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:

John James Raven

Age:

Unknown

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:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Title:

Lays of Ancient Rome: with "Ivry" and "The Armada"

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

New ed. London: Longman, 1848

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5711

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

247-48; 247

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 247-48; 247, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5711, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

This reader not the only annotator of this text (see entry in source bibliography, p.294).

   
   
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