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Record Number: 9544


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'An annotated copy of John Hart's "Orthographie" which undoubtedly belonged to [Gabriel] Harvey [...] is replete with his comments on spellings and punctuations [...] On sig. Diiir where the text states "a writing is corrupted when any worde or sillable hath more letters, than are used of voyces in the pronunciation" Harvey cites as examples: "Comptroller, Bloudde, Adde, Speake".'

Century:

1500-1599, 1600-1699

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1569 and 7 Feb 1630

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:

John Hart

Title:

An Orthographie

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Textbook / self-education, Language

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1569

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9544

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:

145

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library (Oxford, 1979), p. 145, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=9544, accessed: 26 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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