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Record Number: 12366


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Mr de Regis read us "Semiramis" a fine trajedy of Voltaire what gave me great pleasure'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

11 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:

[Mr] de Regis

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

Austria

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

Elizabeth (Betsey) Wynne and family/friends


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Voltaire [pseud.]

Title:

Semiramis

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12366

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

98

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries, (London, 1935), I, p. 98, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12366, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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