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Record Number: 26038


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On board the steamer between Marseilles and Malta, besides reading "Hypatia", which was "too highly coloured" for his taste, and re-reading "Tancred", and writing "more than half the preface" to his lectures, he found time to send home a long letter'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1862 and 28 Feb 1862

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: on board steamer

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:

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

13 Dec 1815

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Dean of Westminster

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Voltaire [pseud.]

Title:

Tancred

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26038

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Rowland E. Prothero

Title:

The life and correspondence of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1894

Vol:

2

Page:

66

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Rowland E. Prothero (ed.), The life and correspondence of Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, (New York, 1894), 2, p. 66, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=26038, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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