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Record Number: 7703


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?In my leisure hours during this year, and the years 1838 and 1839, I read the whole of Shakespeare?s dramatic works, Mr. Sharon Turner?s ?Sacred History of the Creation?, the ?Memoirs of Mr. Samuel Drew? and Dr. Stilling?s ?Theory of Pneumatology?, together with same odd volumes of the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews.?

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1837 and 31 Dec 1839

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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 Carter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

5 Jul 1792

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Tailor

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Quarterly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

7703

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carter

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Memoirs of a working man

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1845

Vol:

n/a

Page:

232

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carter, Memoirs of a working man (London, 1845), p. 232, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7703, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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