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Record 1185

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"[S. T.] C[oleridge] stayed up until one o'clock in the morning to read Tytler's translation of The Robbers ... "
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: night: until one in the morning
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:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1772
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
Title: The Robbers
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Translated Alexander Fraser Tytler, 1792.
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1185  
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: 121
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 121, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1185, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

From entry 219 (i) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

 

 

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