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Record Number: 1845


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'C[oleridge]'s study of Pindar in Oct. 1806, apparently begun in London and completed in Bury St Edmunds, was dependent upon the copy of Schmied's edition (Wittenberg, 1616) now in the Wisbech Museum and Literary Institute ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1806 and 31 Oct 1806

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London; Bury St Edmunds

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:

Pindar

Title:

Carmina

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Ed. Schmied; Wittenberg, 1616

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1845

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:

166

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 166, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1845, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 317 of Wu (1995).

   
   
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