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Record 13223

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read the First of Alison's "Two Essays on the Nature and Principles of Taste". Taste, he defines, That faculty by which we perceive and enjoy whatever is sublime and beautiful...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 4 Jan 1800 and 8 Jan 1800
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: Archibald Alison
Title: Essays on the nature and principles of taste
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13223  
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: 185-186
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature. (Ipswich, 1810), p. 185-186, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13223, accessed: 24 April 2019

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