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Record 8270

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
David Vincent relates how the nineteenth-century apprentice compositor William Adams rejected his usual work associates and walking-companions after discovering Young's "Night Thoughts".
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
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:William Adams
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Apprentice compositor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
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: Edward Young
Title: The Complaint, and the Consolation, or, Night Thoughts
Genre: Other religious, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 8270  
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: 182
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: David Vincent, Bread, Knowledge and Freedom: A Study of Nineteenth-Century Working Class Autobiography (London, 1981), p. 182, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=8270, accessed: 25 July 2024

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