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Record Number: 19589


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have just read the "Liber Amoris" of (as we are told) Mr Hazlet: it is strange that any Man could write & marvelous that he could publish such History of his own Weakness, Vice and Gullibility'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 2 Dec 1824

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Trowbridge

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:

George Crabbe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1754

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Hazlitt

Title:

Liber Amoris, or the New Pygmalion

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19589

Source:

Print

Author:

George Crabbe

Editor:

Thomas Faulkner

Title:

Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

312-13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe, (Oxford, 1995), p. 312-13, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19589, accessed: 15 August 2020


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to George Crabbe Jr.

   
   
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