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Record 5711

Reading Experience:

H. J. Jackson notes annotations made by John James Raven over period of around 40-50 years in copy of Macaulay's Lays of Ancient Rome given to him in 1848, "when Raven was a schoolboy of fifteen."
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 1848 and 1898
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:John James Raven
Age Unknown
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: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Title: Lays of Ancient Rome: with "Ivry" and "The Armada"
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: New ed. London: Longman, 1848
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 5711  
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: 247-48; 247
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 247-48; 247,, accessed: 21 June 2024

Additional comments:

This reader not the only annotator of this text (see entry in source bibliography, p.294).



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