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Record Number: 5473


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"Ezra Pound, having acquired a copy of Algernon Swinburne's Laus Veneris already annotated by somebody else, took pains to dissociate himself from the other's views [adding in book]: 'Some damn fool had this book before I bought it. I am not responsible for the notes in his handwriting'."

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

unknown

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:

Ezra Pound

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

USA

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

annotations in copy of Algernon Swinburne, Laus Veneris

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Manuscript: annotations in printed text

Publication Details

New York, 1866

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5473

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

90

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 90, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5473, accessed: 21 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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