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Record 29491

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The character of the people that Ossian describes, their manners, their habits, but above all, their superstitions, are essentially poetic.'
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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 Story
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 17 Oct 1795
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: Poet
Religion: Protestant
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: Ossian
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 29491  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Story
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Love and Literature; Being the Reminiscences, Literary Opinions, and Fugitive Pieces of a Poet in Humble Life
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1842
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 145-146
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Robert Story, Love and Literature; Being the Reminiscences, Literary Opinions, and Fugitive Pieces of a Poet in Humble Life  (London, 1842), p. 145-146, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=29491, accessed: 03 October 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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