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Record Number: 8492


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Went to hear Mr and Mrs Wigan read Tennyson and "the Rivals" at Apsley House'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

28 Jun 1865

Country:

Engla

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:

Reading Group:

Mr and Mrs Wigan

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

Engla

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Title:

The Rivals

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

8492

Source:

Print

Author:

George Eliot

Editor:

Margaret Harris

Title:

The Journals of George Eliot

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

124

Additional Comments:

co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation:

George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 124, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=8492, accessed: 23 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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