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Record Number: 7363


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?? the shining events in Paris and the newer literature that began to be issued saw the young men of my age wild with excitement and enthusiasm. I had previously read the "Rights of Man" and other political works of Thomas Paine, which had seduced me from bed at five o?clock for many mornings in succession.?

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

morning: at 5 am

Place:

city: Cheltenham
location in dwelling: home

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:

William Edwin Adams

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Feb 1832

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Errand boy, later journalist

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Paine

Title:

The Rights of Man

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Politics, Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7363

Source:

Print

Author:

William Edwin Adams

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a Social Atom

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1903

Vol:

1

Page:

118-9

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William Edwin Adams, Memoirs of a Social Atom (London, 1903), 1, p. 118-9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7363, accessed: 21 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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