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Record Number: 19578


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Here is Mr Mackensie - with the Surprise I heard it - the Author of "the Man of Feeling" & indeed he is so called.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 9 Aug 1822

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:

George Crabbe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1754

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet

Religion:

Christian

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:

Henry Mackenzie

Title:

Man of Feeling, The

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19578

Source:

Print

Author:

George Crabbe

Editor:

Thomas Faulkner

Title:

Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

288

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe, (Oxford, 1985), p. 288, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19578, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to John Waldron Crabbe. It is obvious from this remark and another on p290 that Crabbe had read Mackenzie's book.

   
   
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