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Record 3211

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
I procured a Greek grammar, and soon made considerable progress. I first read the New Testament almost throughout; then the Iliad of Homer, not omitting a line nor leaving a word obscure; then part of the Odyssey, which was recalled before I could finish it.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: From: 1813
Country: n/a
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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:Anne Lutton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1791
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Homer
Title: The Iliad
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Greek
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3211  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Lutton
  Editor: J.H. Wescott
  Title: Memorials of a Consecrated Life
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1882
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 32
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Lutton, J.H. Wescott (ed.), Memorials of a Consecrated Life (London, 1882), p. 32, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3211, accessed: 21 January 2022

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