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Record Number: 12364


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I read a little of "Robinson Crusoe" that is how I spent my evening'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

4 Jan 1792

Country:

Austria

Time

evening

Place:

city: Wardeck

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:

Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1779

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Austria

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Daniel Defoe

Title:

Robinson Crusoe

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12364

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

97

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries, (London, 1935), I, p. 97, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12364, accessed: 29 November 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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