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Record 5503

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
[Marginalia]: A poem on the verso of the title page, though not entirely legible, appears to be related to the text. It takes the form of 8 lines, 4 rhyming couplets, begins 'Of wood & iron & strong ...' ends 'Never again shall thou my pillow cross/ Nor ... may you, doctor, bear the loss'.
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:B.B. Preston
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Guillaume-Hyacinthe Bougeant,
Title: La femme docteur ou la theologie tombee en quenouille comedie
Genre: Other religious, Drama, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: A Douai: Chez J. Francois Roujot, 1731
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5503  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Bougeant, G,-H. (Guillaume-Hyacinthe), "La femme docteur ou la theologie tombee en quenouille comedie" (Douai, 1731), verso of title page [DH LIB 635].,

Citation: Annotated volume in the Dunimarle Library of the Erskines of Torrie in Fife: Bougeant, G,-H. (Guillaume-Hyacinthe), "La femme docteur ou la theologie tombee en quenouille comedie" (Douai, 1731), verso of title page [DH LIB 635]., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5503, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

The identity of the reader is highly speculative. "B.B. Preston" is the only provenance in the book. It appears that other items in the Dunimarle Library usually have the provenance of a family member when annotated by them, but this is not necessarily always the case.

 

 

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