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Record 19590

Reading Experience:

'I have been engaged by Spurzheims new Edition of his Phrenology: he does not write English Accurately & even where I understand, I cannot always agree & that in Assertions which do not immediately relate to the Science to which I lean sceptically.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 6 Nov 1825
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: Johann C. Spurzheim
Title: Phrenology
Genre: Science, Medicine
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 3rd edition, 1825
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19590  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Crabbe
  Editor: Thomas Faulkner
  Title: Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 320
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1995), p. 320,, accessed: 24 March 2023

Additional comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to George Crabbe Jr.



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