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Record 5390

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
H. J. Jackson describes and discusses ninth edition copy (1754) of Thomas Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard annotated (with 'reflective remarks') by owner, General James Wolfe, to whom it was given by his fiancee Katharine Lowther.
Century: 1700-1799
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:General James Wolfe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Army general
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: Thomas Gray
Title: Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5390  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 54
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5390, accessed: 24 June 2024

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