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Record 13417

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Elizabeth Missing Sewell, in letter to '_____', from Albano, April 1861 [re Remains of Roman theatre at Tusculum]: 'The seats of this Theatre are quite perfect [...] We sat down there, and L -- read out Macaulay's Lay of the Battle of Lake Regillus.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1861 and 30 Apr 1861
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Tusculum
other location: Remains of Roman theatre
   
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:L anon
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Great Britain
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Elizabeth Missing Sewell, and other travelling-companions.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Title: Lay of the Battle of Lake Regillus
Genre: History, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Lays of Ancient Rome
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13417  
Source - Print  
  Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Impressions of Rome, Florence, and Turin, By the Author of 'Amy Herbert'
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1862
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 206
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Missing Sewell, Impressions of Rome, Florence, and Turin, By the Author of 'Amy Herbert' (London, 1862), p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13417, accessed: 18 April 2024

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