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Record 8260

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Robert Story [...] read his first real book, Watts' "Divine Songs for Children", with "my heart burning and with secret rapture"'.
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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 n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Isaac Watts
Title: Divine Songs for Children
Genre: Other religious, Poetry, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8260  
Source - Print  
  Author: David Vincent
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Bread, Knowledge and Freedom: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Working Class Autobiography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1981
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 135
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: David Vincent, Bread, Knowledge and Freedom: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Working Class Autobiography (London, 1981), p. 135, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8260, accessed: 03 October 2022

Additional comments:

Quotation from Robert Story, 'Preface', The Poetical Works of Robert Story (London, 1857) pp.v-vi.

 

 

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