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Record 19639

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'That is a curious kind of Hallucination which Miss B. discovers in her Addresses to imaginary Beings: it comes very near to a case I read, long since, in the Trials of Witches, a book wh I should like to see again'. [Crabbe outlines the witchcraft case in question]
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 27 Jan 1829
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: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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [book on witchcraft trials]
Genre: Other religious, History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19639  
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: 351
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 351, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19639, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

Assistant editor, Rhonda Blair. Letter from George Crabbe to Sarah Hoare

 

 

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