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Record Number: 1864


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In early Oct. 1810 C[oleridge] wrote to W[ordsworth]: "I send the Brazil which has entertained & instructed me."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Oct 1810 and 15 Oct 1810

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:

Robert Southey

Title:

History of Brazil

Genre:

History, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

Wu notes is first vol.only of 1810 edn.

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1864

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:

198

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 198, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1864, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 365 (ix) of Wu (1995); quotation from E. L. Griggs, ed., The Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (6 vols, 1956-71) 3: 296.

   
   
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