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Record 2537

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
" Read Betula (sic) Liberata to my beloved. Explained all the difficult passages."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 22 Jan 1788
Country: Wales
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: home, indoors
   
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:Lady Eleanor Butler
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1745
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Wales
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
friend
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Metastasio
Title: Betulia Liberata
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2537  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Elizabeth Mavor
  Title: A Year With The Ladies Of Llangollen
  Place of Publication: Harmondsworth
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 26
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth Mavor (ed.), A Year With The Ladies Of Llangollen (Harmondsworth, 1986), p. 26, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2537, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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