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Record Number: 6125


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'At home all day a-writing. In the even read "The Universal Magazine" for December; think the following observations worth notice: [lists several observations from the magazine -direct quote?]'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

11 Jan 1755

Country:

England

Time

evening: 'even'

Place:

city: East Hoathly
county: Sussex
location in dwelling: home

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:

Thomas Turner

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

9 Jun 1729

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

shopkeeper

Religion:

Church of England

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:

Title:

The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Vol 15 December 1754 pp. 249-251

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6125

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Turner

Editor:

David Vaisey

Title:

The Diary of Thomas Turner

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

4

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Turner, David Vaisey (ed.), The Diary of Thomas Turner, (Oxford, 1984), p. 4, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6125, accessed: 08 December 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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