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Record Number: 9538


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In [Gabriel] Harvey's copy of Frontinus, there is evidence of an initial reading in 1578 with marginalia from this period as well as from 1580 and 1588.'

Century:

1500-1599

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1588 and 31 Dec 1588

Country:

England

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:

Gabriel Harvey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1545

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Academic

Religion:

Christian

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:

Frontinus

Title:

The stratagemes

Genre:

Classics, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1539

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9538

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia F. Stern

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

140

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 140, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9538, accessed: 25 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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