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Record 5184

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Drove out to Ledbury with Commeline, Ann, C, and M.N Junior [...]Having read Kitt's [NB Kett's] Flowers of Wit I pronounce them to be mere daisies. Everywhere there are anachronisms and tales so silly that it is surprising a man of any literary repute would set his name to them.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 3 Aug 1816
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: At Ledbury?
   
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:Benjamin Newton
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1762
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Rector and J.P.
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Kett
Title: The flowers of wit, or a choice collection of bon
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5184  
Source - Print  
  Author: Benjamin Newton
  Editor: C.P. Fendall
  Title: The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 12
  Additional comments: and ed. E.A.Crutchley

Citation: Benjamin Newton, C.P. Fendall (ed.), The Diaries of Benjamin Newton Rector of Wath, 1816-1819 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5184, accessed: 13 April 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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