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Record Number: 1720


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'C[oleridge] read vol. 1 [of Thomas Clarkson, History ... of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade] in proof in early Feb. 1808 ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1808 and 20 Feb 1808

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:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

21 Oct 1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Christian

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:

Thomas Clarkson

Title:

History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, The

Genre:

History, Social Science, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: proof

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1720

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

53

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 53, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1720, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 103 (iv) in Wu (1995).

   
   
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