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Record 9140

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Mary Berry, Journal, 5 September 1808: 'In the evening Mr. Morritt continued reading the "Duke of Milan." He reads very well, and Massinger is not easy to read.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 5 Sep 1808
Country: Scotland
Time: evening
Place: specific address: Bothwell Castle
   
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:John B. S. Morritt
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mary Berry (Presumably) Lord and Lady Douglas (reader's hosts)
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Philip Massinger
Title: The Duke of Milan
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9140  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Lady Theresa Lewis
  Title: Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1865
  Vol: 2
  Page: 369
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Lady Theresa Lewis (ed.), Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852 (London, 1865), 2, p. 369, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9140, accessed: 28 January 2023

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