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Record 6567

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Martin] suffered but little violent pain until the day he died. Up to that period he sought amusement in cheerful and entertaining books. A child of his landlady read to him as he lay upon a sofa, while he endeavoured to fancy himself, as he said, a gentleman of fashion paying the penalty of a debouch.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader: anon
Age Child (0-17)
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Martin, printer's apprentice, while ill.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Fiction, 'amusing books'
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6567  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Manby Smith
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The working man's way in the world
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1857
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 12
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Charles Manby Smith, The working man's way in the world (London, 1857), p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6567, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

date of experience probably Circa 1822

 

 

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