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Record Number: 16646


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I think it ["Rienzi"] extremely clever; some scenes are very powerful, and capable of being wrought into a most effective play.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 25 Apr 1824

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:

W.C. Macready

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1793

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Actor and theatrical producer

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:

Mary Russell Mitford

Title:

Rienzi

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
lent by author


Source Information:

Record ID:

16646

Source:

Print

Author:

A.G. L'Estrange

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1882

Vol:

1

Page:

151

Additional Comments:

Letter from W.C. Macready to Miss Mitford, Mornington Place, April 25, 1824

Citation:

A.G. L'Estrange, The Friendships of Mary Russell Mitford, (London, 1882), 1, p. 151, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16646, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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