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Record 22703

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A Mother was making her Little Son read Nelson's Feasts and Fasts - this says he is a very good book to be sure Mama, all about our Saviourand the Apostles - but surely it is [italics] monstrous dull fun [end italics] '
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 30 Sep 1777
Country: n/a
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: anon
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: a boy

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Nelson
Title: Companion for the festivals and fasts of the Church of England: With collects and prayers for each solemnity , A
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
his mother's

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 22703  
Source - Print  
  Author: Hester Lynch Thrale
  Editor: Katharine C. Balderston
  Title: Thraliana
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1951
  Vol: I
  Page: 147
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 147, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=22703, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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