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Record 8424

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Nothing to put down these last two days unless I go back to my old practice of recording what I read, and which I rather think I left off because I read nothing and had nothing to put down: but last two days, read a little of Cicero's Second Philippic, Voltaire's Siecle de Louis XVI, Coleridge's Journey to the West Indies; bought some books...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jul 1833 and 3 Jul 1833
Country: England
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:Charles Greville
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 2 Apr 1794
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: civil servant and diarist
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Cicero
Title: Second Philippic
Genre: Classics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8424  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Greville
  Editor: Edward Pearce
  Title: The Diaries of Charles Greville
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 118
  Additional comments: Diary entry for 3 July 1833

Citation: Charles Greville, Edward Pearce (ed.), The Diaries of Charles Greville (London, 2006), p. 118, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8424, accessed: 06 February 2023

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