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Record 5206

Reading Experience:

" ... [Sir John] Suckling, coming across what he called 'an imperfect Copy' of [Shakespeare's The Rape of] Lucrece, decided to compose his own 'Supplement.'"
Century: 1500-1599, 1600-1699
Date: unknown
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:Sir John Suckling
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: The Rape of Lucrece
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 5206  
Source - Print  
  Author: Stephen B. Dobranski
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 2005
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Stephen B. Dobranski, Readers and Authorship in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2005), p. 55,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

Source refers to Sir John Suckling, "A Supplement of an Imperfect Copy of Verses of Mr. Will. Shakespears, by the Author," The Works of Sir John Suckling: The Non-Dramatic Works, ed. Thomas Clayton (Oxford, 1971) 16.



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