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Record 1768

Reading Experience:

'C[oleridge] had read the Essay [on the Principle of Population] shortly after its first appearance in 1798.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1798 and 31 Dec 1798
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Robert Malthus
Title: Essay on the Principle of Population, An
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Social Science
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: 1798
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1768  
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: 140-41
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 140-41,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 269 of Wu (1995).



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