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Record 11212

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Recieved a parcel from Holbeach with a letter and the Scientific Receptacle from J. Savage - they have inserted my poems and have been lavish with branding every corner with "J. Clares" how absurd are the serious meant images or attempts at fine writing in these young writers'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 23 Mar 1825
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: [n/a]
Title: The Scientific Receptacle
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11212  
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: 231
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 231, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11212, accessed: 16 September 2019

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