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Record Number: 1185


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"[S. T.] C[oleridge] stayed up until one o'clock in the morning to read Tytler's translation of The Robbers ... "

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/anight: until one in the morning

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:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

Title:

The Robbers

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Translated Alexander Fraser Tytler, 1792.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1185

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

121

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799, (Cambridge, 1993), p. 121, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=1185, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

From entry 219 (i) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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