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Record 1856

Reading Experience:

'C[oleridge] was a reader of ... [The Lady of the Lake]: he read Southey's copy in Sept. 1810 ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1810 and 31 Sep 1810
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: Walter Scott
Title: Lady of the Lake, The
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Edinburgh, 1810
Provenance: borrowed (other)
belonged to Robert Southey


Source Information:

Record ID: 1856  
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: 186
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 186,, accessed: 22 September 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 349 (ix) of Wu (1995).



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