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Record Number: 5696


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson discusses "sarcastic" marginal remarks by Samuel Parr in his copy of Poems by Mrs Pickering (1794), a volume including poems by John Morfitt and Joseph Weston; Morfitt's poem "Lines on Hatton" includes a "verse portrait" of Parr, who was parson and schoolmaster of the village of Hatton.

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

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:

Samuel Parr

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Parson/Schoolmaster

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:

John Morfitt

Title:

poems in poems including Lines on Hatton

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Poems by Mrs Pickering

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

5696

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:

220-22

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 220-22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5696, accessed: 21 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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