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Record 13152

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read several of Dryden's original Poems. The sudden transition from his "Funeral Lines on Oliver Cromwell", to his "Astraea Redux on the Restoration", the two first poems in the collection, has a curious effect...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 27 Jan 1798 and 11 Feb 1798
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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Dryden
Title: Works
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13152  
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: 61
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 61, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13152, accessed: 18 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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