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Record 27474

Reading Experience:

Included in Reading Notes of Edward Pordage (c.1710): Extensive reading notes from Robert Ferguson's A View of an Ecclesiastick in his Socks & Buskins (1698).
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1710 and 31 Dec 1710
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:Edward Pordage
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Fellow of King's College. Cambridge
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Ferguson
Title: A View of an Ecclesiastick in his Socks & Buskins, or a Just Reprimand given to Mr Alsop, for his Foppish, Pedantick, Detractive, and Petulant Way of Writing.
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1698
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 27474  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Edward Pordage
  Title: Reading Notes
  Location: King's College, Cambridge
  Call no: MS 840.5
  Page/folio: 224-262

Citation: Edward Pordage, Reading Notes King's College, Cambridge, p. MS 840.5, p. 224-262,, accessed: 30 September 2023

Additional comments:

Page images from MS accessed at Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online, where they appear by permission of the Provost and Fellows of King's College, Cambridge. Scriptorium eds. note: 'As in the printed exemplar, the author is not identified here [in MS] by name.'



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