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Record 222

Reading Experience:

At home all day. [...] My wife read part of Clarissa Harlowe to me in the even as I sat a-posting my book.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 15 Oct 1755
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: location in dwelling: home
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Margaret 'Peggy' Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 29 Nov 1733
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: works in husband's shop
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Samuel Richardson
Title: Clarissa Harlowe
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 222  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The Diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 16
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1984), p. 16,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:



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