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Record Number: 7936


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The next day being wet, we staid [sic] within, when to amuse me I got the 2 last vols of the "Mysteries of Udolpho" (the 2 first of w'ch I had read before we left Chichester) & afterw'ds Keate's "Sketches of Nature", from the library.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

11 Sep 1797

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Ramsgate
other location: Inn at Ramsgate

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 Marsh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

31 May 1752

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Composer / gentleman

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:

Ann Radcliffe

Title:

The Mysteries of Udolpho

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
borrowed library


Source Information:

Record ID:

7936

Source:

Print

Author:

John Marsh

Editor:

Brian Robins

Title:

The Journals of John Marsh

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

651

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Marsh, Brian Robins (ed.), The Journals of John Marsh (New York, 1998), p. 651, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=7936, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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