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Record 1845

Reading Experience:

'C[oleridge]'s study of Pindar in Oct. 1806, apparently begun in London and completed in Bury St Edmunds, was dependent upon the copy of Schmied's edition (Wittenberg, 1616) now in the Wisbech Museum and Literary Institute ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1806 and 31 Oct 1806
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London; Bury St Edmunds
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: Pindar
Title: Carmina
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Ed. Schmied; Wittenberg, 1616
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1845  
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: 166
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 166,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 317 of Wu (1995).



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