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Record Number: 5664


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson notes political and critical remarks added by Anna Seward to copy of William Cowper, The Task.

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

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:

Anna Seward

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Cowper

Title:

The Task

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Johnson, 1785

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5664

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

208

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books (New Haven, 2001), p. 208, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5664, accessed: 03 October 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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