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Record 6191

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'in the Even Tho. Davy at our House to whom I read the 4th Book of Milton's "Paradise Lost".'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 20 May 1758
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: other location: Home
   
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:Thomas Turner
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Shopkeeper
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Tho. Davy
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Milton
Title: Paradise Lost
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6191  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Turner
  Editor: David Vaisey
  Title: The diary of Thomas Turner
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: unknown
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The diary of Thomas Turner (Oxford, 1985), p. unknown, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6191, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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