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Record Number: 33910


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

...the Court Journal (which by the way, seems to be very good for nothing )...The Court Journal must pay uncommon well, before I will rank myself among its familiars. It seems to be a mere repository of vulgar tattle and fifth-rate gentility. [Thomas] Hood is seldom to be recognized in its pages. In short, I would as soon have nothing to do with it.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan and 31 Dec 1829

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:

Hartley Coleridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

19 Sep 1796

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Poet, essayist, teacher

Religion:

Church of England

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:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Court Journal

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

before or during 1829

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33910

Source:

Print

Author:

Hartley Coleridge

Editor:

Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs

Title:

Letters of Hartley Coleridge

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

100-101

Additional Comments:

Letter addressed to Hartley's mother, Mrs Samuel Taylor Coleridge, at Greta Hall, Keswick [1829]

Citation:

Hartley Coleridge, Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs (ed.), Letters of Hartley Coleridge, (London, 1936), n/a, p. 100-101, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33910, accessed: 18 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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