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Record Number: 13185


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Examined, with a view to those principles, Addison's Eleven Papers in the "Spectator"; beginning at No. 409, and with the omission of the 410th, ending with the 421st. In the first and preparatory paper, he defines Taste...'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

4 Oct 1798

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:

Thomas Green

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1769

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

gentleman

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:

Joseph Addison

Title:

The Spectator

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13185

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Green

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.

Place of Publication:

Ipswich

Date of Publication:

1810

Vol:

n/a

Page:

104-105

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Green, Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature., (Ipswich, 1810), p. 104-105, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=13185, accessed: 17 May 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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