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Record 1097

Reading Experience:

"On 21 Sept 1798, Klopstock read to W[ordsworth] and C[oleridge] 'some passages from his odes in which he has adopted the latin measures' (Wordsworth, Prose Works vol. 1, p.91).
Century: 1700-1799
Date: 21 Sep 1798
Country: Germany
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:Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Germany
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
William Wordsworth; Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
Title: [odes]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 1097  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 81
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 81,, accessed: 03 February 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 144 (ii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.



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