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Record Number: 19639


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'That is a curious kind of Hallucination which Miss B. discovers in her Addresses to imaginary Beings: it comes very near to a case I read, long since, in the Trials of Witches, a book wh I should like to see again'. [Crabbe outlines the witchcraft case in question]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 27 Jan 1829

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:

George Crabbe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1754

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet

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:

[unknown]

Title:

[book on witchcraft trials]

Genre:

Other religious, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19639

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:

351

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 351, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19639, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter from George Crabbe to Sarah Hoare

   
   
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