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Record 5383

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
" ... a large part of the manuscript for William Godwin's play Abbas, with Coleridge's commentary dating from 1801, has recently come to light ... there he ... adopted a set of symbols for common problems, 'false or intolerable English' ... 'common-place book Language,' and 'bad metre.' He did the same for a copy of Joan of Arc that he annotated in 1814."
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1814
Country: n/a
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:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Southey
Title: Joan of Arc
Genre: History, Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5383  
Source - Print  
  Author: H. J. Jackson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5383, accessed: 25 May 2019

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