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Record Number: 22719


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'At the time when Owen Ruffhead was writing the "Contest" in opposition to Murphy's "Test"; Gilbert Cooper it seems thought so highly of the performance that he would persuade himself Mr Pitt was the Authour'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1756 and 31 Dec 1757

Country:

n/a

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:

Gilbert Cooper

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:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Arthur Murphy

Title:

Contest

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22719

Source:

Print

Author:

Hester Lynch Thrale

Editor:

Katharine C. Balderston

Title:

Thraliana

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1951

Vol:

I

Page:

153-4

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Hester Lynch Thrale, Katharine C. Balderston (ed.), Thraliana, (Oxford, 1951), I, p. 153-4, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=22719, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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