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Record Number: 11212


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Recieved a parcel from Holbeach with a letter and the Scientific Receptacle from J. Savage - they have inserted my poems and have been lavish with branding every corner with "J. Clares" how absurd are the serious meant images or attempts at fine writing in these young writers'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Mar 1825

Country:

England

Time

n/a

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:

[n/a]

Title:

The Scientific Receptacle

Genre:

Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

11212

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:

231

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare (Oxford, 1983), p. 231, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11212, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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