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Record Number: 174


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'read some of the Sonnets of shakspear which are great favourites of mine & lookd into the Poems of Chatterton to see what he says about flowers & have found that he speaks of the Lady smock [quotes from 'The Battle of Hastings'].

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

13 Sep 1824

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: 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:

Jul 1793

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

poet/ natural history author

Religion:

C of E/ Methodist

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 Chatterton

Title:

'Poems of Chatterton'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1777

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

174

Source:

Print

Author:

John Clare

Editor:

Margaret Grainger

Title:

The Natural History Prose Writings

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

n/a

Page:

177

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings (Oxford, 1983), p. 177, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=174, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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