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Record 24227

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
John Wilson Croker to the Rev. George Croly, 28 November 1816: 'Though I have little time to read poetry,and notwithstanding all the charms of fashion, I read more of Pope and Dryden than I do of even Scott and Byron; that is to say, I do not return to Scott and Byron with the same regular appetite that I do to the others.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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:John Wilson Croker
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Dec 1780
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Secretary to the Admiralty
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Ireland
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: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24227  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Louis L. Jennings
  Title: The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S.
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1884
  Vol: 1
  Page: 96
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Louis L. Jennings (ed.), The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of The Late Right Honourable John Wilson Croker, LL.,D., F.R.S. (London, 1884), 1, p. 96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24227, accessed: 15 December 2019

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