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Record Number: 1733


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Notebooks i 1002, 1004 and 1005 reveal that, 1-9 Nov. 1801, C[oleridge] was reading a copy of Digby's Two Treatises (1645) borrowed from Carlisle Cathedral Library.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1801 and 9 Nov 1801

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:

Kenelm Digby

Title:

Two Treatises, in the one of which, the nature of bodies; in the other, the nature of mans soule; is looked into: in way of discovery of the immortality of reasonable bodies

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Paris, 1644

Provenance

borrowed (institution library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

1733

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:

74

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 74, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1733, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 137 in Wu (1995).

   
   
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