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Record Number: 13792


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Betsey]:'The gazettes from France were read this evening there was nothing remarquable in them. We began again "Les Precieuses Ridicules" but had no time to for supper was called'. [Eugenia]: 'In the evening the Paris papers were read I did not give them any attention then we began to reread for Madame de Bombelles "Les Precieuses Ridicules" which was interrupted by supper'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

19 Dec 1791

Country:

Austria

Time

evening: before supper

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

Eugenia Wynne, and family and friends including Madame de Bombelles


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Moliere [pseud.]

Title:

Les Precieuses Ridicules

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13792

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Anne Fremantle

Title:

The Wynne Diaries

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1935

Vol:

I

Page:

93

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anne Fremantle (ed.), The Wynne Diaries, (London, 1935), I, p. 93, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=13792, accessed: 15 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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