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Record 4128

Reading Experience:

??And which of the living poets fulfils your ideal standard of excellence?? ?Crabbe. He is all nature without pomp or parade and exhibits at times deep pathos and feelings. His characters are certainly homely and his scenes rather unpoethical; but then he invests his object with so much tenderness and sweetness that you care not who are the actors, or in what situations they are placed.??
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: Ireland
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:Charles Robert Maturin
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1782
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Curate
Religion: Christian (Church of England)
Country of origin: Ireland
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: George Crabbe
Title: poetic works
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London, 1775-1807
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4128  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1827
  Vol: XIX
  Page: 401-11
  Additional comments: Anonymous article 'Conversations with Maturin, n. 1', pp. 401-11.

Citation: The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal (1827), XIX, p. 401-11,, accessed: 24 April 2024

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