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Record 11192

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Lookd into Thompsons Winter there is a freshness about it I think superior to the others [...] the following minute descriptions are great favourites of mine [...] [he misquotes ll 104-5, 130-31]'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 13 Nov 1824
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: location in dwelling: at home
   
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:John Clare
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1793
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: poet/natural history author
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Thomson
Title: The Seasons (Winter)
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11192  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Clare
  Editor: Margaret Grainger
  Title: The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 201
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 201, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11192, accessed: 27 May 2019

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