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Record Number: 13495


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[John Locke] "says it [is the] same faculty that invents judges".

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

6 Dec 1795

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

William Blake

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

28 Nov 1757

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Engraver and Poet

Religion:

Non-Conformist

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:

John Locke

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13495

Source:

Print

Author:

William Blake

Editor:

Geoffrey Keynes

Title:

The Letters of William Blake: with related documents

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

n/a

Page:

5

Additional Comments:

Letter 4 from Blake to Geoffrey Cumberland, 6th December 1795 - written from Lambeth

Citation:

William Blake, Geoffrey Keynes (ed.), The Letters of William Blake: with related documents (Oxford, 1980), p. 5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13495, accessed: 04 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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