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Record Number: 33938


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

‘I received the Quarterly [Review] from Mr. Murray. If praise could do me any good, there is enough of it: but I know nothing of that “overweening worship of Wordsworth” which I am warned against. I admire, nay revere, what is great, excellent and beautiful. And excellent in Wordsworth - that is five sixths of his works - but I am not, and never was a convert to his peculiar sect of poetry. ...’

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1833 and 7 Oct 1833

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, biographer

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:

[Review of Hartley Coleridge's 1833 Poems in The Quarterly Review]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

volume xlix (April 1833)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

33938

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:

157

Additional Comments:

Letter to Hartley's mother, Sarah Coleridge, at No. 1. Downshire Place, Hampstead, London, from Grasmere, dated Monday 7th October, 1833.

Citation:

Hartley Coleridge, Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs (ed.), Letters of Hartley Coleridge, (London, 1936), n/a, p. 157, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33938, accessed: 21 September 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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