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Record Number: 5722


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

H. J. Jackson notes Coleridge's 1811 annotation of Charles Lamb's copy of Donne's Poems, in which he wrote "'N.B. Spite of Appearances, this Copy is better for the Mss. Notes. The Annotator himself says so.' (1:221)"

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

1811

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:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Donne

Title:

Poems

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

5722

Source:

Print

Author:

H. J. Jackson

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books

Place of Publication:

New Haven

Date of Publication:

2001

Vol:

n/a

Page:

279 n.7

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

H. J. Jackson, Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books, (New Haven, 2001), p. 279 n.7, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5722, accessed: 15 December 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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