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Record 7870

Reading Experience:

Fanny Kemble, 10 July 1833: 'Mr. [Edward Trelawny, writer and friend of Byron and Shelley] read Don Quixote to us [on board boat travelling up 'valley of the Mohawk']: he reads very peculiarly; slowly, and with very marked emphasis.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 10 Jul 1833
Country: USA
Time: n/a
Place: city: Schenectady
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:Edward Trelawny
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1792
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: USA
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Fanny Kemble
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Title: Don Quixote
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7870  
Source - Print  
  Author: Fanny Kemble
  Editor: Catherine Clinton
  Title: Fanny Kemble's Journals
  Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  Date of Publication: 2000
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 72
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Fanny Kemble, Catherine Clinton (ed.), Fanny Kemble's Journals (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2000), p. 72,, accessed: 25 February 2024

Additional comments:



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