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Record Number: 19491


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We like you amuse ourselves with reading: we are familiar with the Scenery of the North & Court of King James: we could guess that Snowdoun, Knight was King but not that [the - Crabbe uses the 'eth' symbol] Hospitable Foe was Rod'rick-Dhu'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 21 Dec 1812

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Muston

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:

Reading Group:

Crabbe family

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet and family

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Lady of the Lake, The

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19491

Source:

Print

Author:

George Crabbe

Editor:

Thomas Faulkner

Title:

Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

97

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 97, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19491, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter to Walter Scott.

   
   
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