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Record Number: 13223


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read the First of Alison's "Two Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste". Taste, he defines, That faculty by which we perceive and enjoy whatever is sublime and beautiful...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 4 Jan 1800 and 8 Jan 1800

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:

Thomas Green

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

gentleman

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:

Archibald Alison

Title:

Essays on the nature and principles of taste

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13223

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.

Place of Publication:

Ipswich

Date of Publication:

1810

Vol:

n/a

Page:

185-186

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 185-186, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13223, accessed: 17 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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