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Record 1772

Reading Experience:

'C[oleridge] read Gifford's introduction and Ferriar's essay on Massinger in Dec. 1808-09.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Dec 1808 and 31 Dec 1809
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: Wiliam Gifford
Title: Introduction to The Plays of Philip Massinger
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: BookUnknown
Publication details: In The Plays of Philip Massinger, 4 vols, 1805
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1772  
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: 144
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 144,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 275 (i) of Wu (1995).



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