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Record Number: 11165


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'a wet day have finished the life of savage in Johnsons "lives of the poets"'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

10 Oct 1824

Country:

England

Time

morning: in the morning

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Johnson

Title:

The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11165

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:

189

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 189, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11165, accessed: 23 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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