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Record Number: 33929


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

‘Thanks for Swing and the Athenaeum which is very welcome, and well worth Two-pence’.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1831 and 16 Apr 1831

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Grasmere
county: Cumbria

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:

Athenaeum

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

1831

Provenance

owned
sent to Hartley by his mother


Source Information:

Record ID:

33929

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:

131

Additional Comments:

Letter addressed to Mrs Samuel Taylor Coleridge at Hampstead, London, from Rydal Mount, dated 16 April 1831.

Citation:

Hartley Coleridge, Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs (ed.), Letters of Hartley Coleridge, (London, 1936), n/a, p. 131, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33929, accessed: 21 September 2020


Additional Comments:

'Swing' refers to Henry Nelson Coleridge’s The Genuine Life of Mr. Francis Swing, 1831, as stated in the editors' footnote.

   
   
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