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Record 1733

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Notebooks i 1002, 1004 and 1005 reveal that, 1-9 Nov. 1801, C[oleridge] was reading a copy of Digby's Two Treatises (1645) borrowed from Carlisle Cathedral Library.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1801 and 9 Nov 1801
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 21 Oct 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Kenelm Digby
Title: Two Treatises, in the one of which, the nature of bodies; in the other, the nature of mans soule; is looked into: in way of discovery of the immortality of reasonable bodies
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Paris, 1644
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1733  
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: 74
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 74, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1733, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

From entry 137 in Wu (1995).

 

 

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