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Record 6206

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
" ... the crypto-Jacobite virtuoso John Byrom used laudanum to treat his sister, Ellen, after noting that she had been 'disturbed' by reading Clarendon. The treatment proved unsuccessful, and Ellen died."
Century: 1600-1699, 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:Ellen
Age Unknown
Gender Female
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: Clarendon
Title: n/a
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6206  
Source - Print  
  Author: Adrian Johns
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making
  Place of Publication: Chicago
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 383
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Adrian Johns, The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making (Chicago, 1998), p. 383, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6206, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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