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Record Number: 22903


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Transcription in Elizabeth Lyttelton's hand of John Donne, 'A Hymne to God the Father'.

Century:

1600-1699, 1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1670 and 31 Dec 1713

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:

Elizabeth Lyttelton

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1648

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Donne

Title:

A Hymne to God the Father

Genre:

Other religious, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22903

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Elizabeth Lyttelton

Title:

Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book

Location:

Cambridge University Library

Call No:

MS Add. 8460

Page/Folio:

31v

Additional Information:

n/a

Citation:

Elizabeth Lyttelton, Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book, Cambridge University Library, MS Add. 8460, 31v, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22903, accessed: 20 February 2018


Additional Comments:

By kind permission of Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online (http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/). See http://scriptorium.english.cam.ac.uk/manuscripts/images/index.php?ms1=Add.8640&page=161 for digital images.

   
   
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