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Record Number: 1855


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'On 16 March 1840 W[ordsworth] told [Henry Crabb] Robinson that "C[oleridge]. translated the 2nd part of Wallenstein under my roof at Grasmere from MSS ..."'

Century:

Date:

Between 01 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1800

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:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

21 Oct 1772

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

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 Death of Wallenstein

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1855

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

182

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815, (1995), p. 182, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=1855, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

quotation from Ernest De Selincourt, ed., The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Later Years (4 vols) 4: 50.

   
   
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