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Record 14181

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'But that which most of all increast [sic] my knowledg [sic] was my daily reading to my Lady, Poems of all sorts and Plays, teaching me as I read, where to place my accents how to raise and fall my voice, where lay the Emphasis of the expressions.'
Century: 1600-1699
Date: unknown
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:Hannah Woolley
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: lady's maid
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Hannah's employer.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14181  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hannah Woolley
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Gentlewoman's Companion
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1675
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 12
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hannah Woolley, The Gentlewoman's Companion (London, 1675), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14181, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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