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Record 1698

Reading Experience:

S. T. Coleridge to James Tobin, 17 Sept 1800: 'What Wordsworth & I have seen of the Farmer's Boy (only a few short extracts) pleased us very much.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1800 and 17 Sep 1800
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:Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1772
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Bloomfield
Title: Farmer's Boy, The
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1698  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 25
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 25,, accessed: 04 December 2023

Additional comments:

From entry 46 in Wu (1995); quotation from E. L. Griggs, ed., The Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (6 vols, 1956-71) 1:623.



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