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Record 5065

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Susan Schibanoff, "Taking the Gold out of Egypt: The Art of Reading as a Woman": "In 1473, Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers, came across a French version of the Liber Philosophorum Moralium Antiquorum and decided to translate it into English for the edification of his royal charge, the Prince of Wales. When he completed his edited version, entitled The Dictes and Sayengs of the Philosophers, Rivers asked ... William Caxton for a a professional opinion of his work."
Century: 1450-1499
Date: 1473
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:Anthony Woodville Earl Rivers
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
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: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Liber Philosophorum Moralium Antiquorum
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: In French translation
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5065  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart
  Title: Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts
  Place of Publication: Baltimore
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 83
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Elizabeth A. and Patrocinio P. Flynn and Schweickart (ed.), Gender and Reading: Essays on Readers, Texts, and Contexts (Baltimore, 1992), p. 83, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5065, accessed: 20 January 2022

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