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Record 20418

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Have you read a book called Dr Antonio by Ruffini (translated fr the Italian) If not do so now if possible. We have been doing the very scenes he mentions & his descriptions are true to the smallest detail.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 12 Apr 1891
Country: Italy
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:Cornelia Sorabji
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 15 Nov 1866
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Student at Oxford University
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: India
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Ruffini
Title: Dr Antonio
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20418  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Letter from Cornelia Sorabji while on holiday in Italy to her family in Poona, India, 12 April 1891. British Library mss F165/4,

Citation: Letter from Cornelia Sorabji while on holiday in Italy to her family in Poona, India, 12 April 1891. British Library mss F165/4, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20418, accessed: 02 March 2024

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