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Record 187

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Wrote another chapter of my Life read a little in Gray's Letters [...] they are the best letters I have seen & I consider Burns very inferior [.]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 28 Sep 1828
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Helpston, Northamptonshire
location in dwelling: home
   
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:John Clare
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Jul 1793
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: poet/ natural history author
Religion: C of E/ Methodist
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: Thomas Gray
Title: Letters
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 187  
Source - Print  
  Author: John Clare
  Editor: Margaret Grainger
  Title: The Natural History Prose Writings
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 220-221
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John Clare, Margaret Grainger (ed.), The Natural History Prose Writings (Oxford, 1983), p. 220-221, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=187, accessed: 01 October 2022

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