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Record 12390

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After supper Mde. de Bombelles read 'Le Philanthrope' which is as amusing as possible'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 25 Apr 1792
Country: Austria
Time: evening
Place: city: Wardeck / Wartegg
   
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:[Madame] de Bombelles
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: Austria
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
other members of the household including Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Le Philanthrope
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12390  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Anne Fremantle
  Title: The Wynne Diaries
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: I
  Page: 132
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries (London, 1935), I, p. 132, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12390, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

I cannot find a work with this title - possibly, given the family's other reading, it is actually Moliere's Le Misanthrope.

 

 

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