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Record Number: 9545


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In Battista Guarini's "Il Pastor Fido" (1591) [Gabriel] Harvey sometimes places a tiny letter symbol above a textual passage and an explanatory note or translation in the margin text to a notation of the same tiny letter.'

Century:

1500-1599, 1600-1699

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1591 and 7 Feb 1630

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:

Gabriel Harvey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1545

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer/Academic

Religion:

Christian

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:

Battista Guarini

Title:

Il Pastor Fido

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1591

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

9545

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia F. Stern

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1979

Vol:

n/a

Page:

146 n.30

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia F. Stern, Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library, (Oxford, 1979), p. 146 n.30, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=9545, accessed: 16 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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