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Record Number: 1865


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Entered by Coleridge in Wordsworth Commonplace Book: 'O holy peace by thee are only found The passing joys that every where abound Sylvester'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1804 and 31 Dec 1804

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:

Joshua Sylvester

Title:

O Holy Peace

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: UnknownUnknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1865

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:

207

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 207, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1865, accessed: 03 October 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 377 (i) of Wu (1995), where Wu also cites Mark L. Reed, Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years (1975) pp.705-06 on dating of transcription.

   
   
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