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Record 24938

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Robert Southey to Grosvenor Charles Bedford, 24 February - 2 March 1796 'Take a sonnet for the Ladies imitated from the Spanish of Bartolomè Leonardo, in which I have given the author at least as many ideas as he has given me. Nay cleanse this filthy mixture from thy hair And give the untrickd tresses to the gale!...'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 2 Mar 1796
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:Robert Southey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Aug 1774
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
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: Bartolomè Leonardo de Argensola
Title: sonnet
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 24938  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: "The Collected Letters of Robert Southey," Romantic Circles Electronic Edition, Letter 149. http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/southey_letters. Accessed 27 April 2009. ,

Citation: "The Collected Letters of Robert Southey," Romantic Circles Electronic Edition, Letter 149. http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/southey_letters. Accessed 27 April 2009. , http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=24938, accessed: 24 February 2024

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