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Record 19575

Reading Experience:

'[Critics] have been as graciously disposed towards me as I could expect. The Edinborough more particularly who have praised me into some Reputation for writing Lyrical Verses, that is to say, Songs, a Talent with which I did not previously flatter myself that I was I possession of & it is marvelous how much even acute Readers are led & influenced by these periodical Critics who dictate to us all more than perhaps any of us are willing to allow.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jun 1819 and 29 Oct 1819
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Trowbridge
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:George Crabbe
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Dec 1754
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: clergyman and poet
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: Francis Jeffrey
Title: [review of Crabbe's 'Tales from the Hall']
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Edinburgh Review, July 1819
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19575  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Crabbe
  Editor: Thomas Faulkner
  Title: Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1985
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 275
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 275,, accessed: 03 December 2023

Additional comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to Elizabeth Charter



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