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Record Number: 29491


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The character of the people that Ossian describes, their manners, their habits, but above all, their superstitions, are essentially poetic.'

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Robert Story

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Oct 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

Poet

Religion:

Protestant

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:

Ossian

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29491

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Story

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Love and Literature; Being the Reminiscences, Literary Opinions, and Fugitive Pieces of a Poet in Humble Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1842

Vol:

n/a

Page:

145-146

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Robert Story, Love and Literature; Being the Reminiscences, Literary Opinions, and Fugitive Pieces of a Poet in Humble Life  (London, 1842), p. 145-146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29491, accessed: 19 January 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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