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Record 19848

Reading Experience:

'borrowing a Hint from a Story in the [italics] Peruvian [end italics] Tales; I form'd from it the following Poem' [she then gives the text of a long poem called 'The Statues: or, The Trial of Constancy. A Tale']
Century: 1700-1799
Date: From: 1 Jan 1734
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Dublin
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:Laetitia Pilkington
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1708
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman's wife
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas-Simon Gueulette
Title: Mille et une heures, contes peruviens
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: trans. by Samuel Humphreys, 1734
Provenance: read in situ
read at Swift's Deanery


Source Information:

Record ID: 19848  
Source - Print  
  Author: Laetitia Pilkington
  Editor: A.C. Elias
  Title: Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington
  Place of Publication: Athens GA
  Date of Publication: 1997
  Vol: I
  Page: 39
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Laetitia Pilkington, A.C. Elias (ed.), Memoirs of Laetitia Pilkington (Athens GA, 1997), I, p. 39,, accessed: 16 April 2024

Additional comments:

Date of birth was 1708 or 1709



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