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Record Number: 33966


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

...But I cannot agree with Mitford that the pronunciation of the Modern Greeks is even a clue to that of the ancient occupants of the same country. ...

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 19 Sep 1796 and 11 Jan 1836

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:

Hartley Coleridge

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

19 Sep 1796

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Poet, essayist, teacher, biographer

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:

William Mitford

Title:

History of Greece

Genre:

Classics, Essays / Criticism, History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

first published in 1784

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33966

Source:

Print

Author:

Hartley Coleridge

Editor:

Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs

Title:

Letters of Hartley Coleridge

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1936

Vol:

n/a

Page:

180

Additional Comments:

Letter addressed to Hartley's cousin, Henry Nelson Coleridge, at No 21. Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London, dated 11 January [postmark 1836]. Editors footnote: William Mitford (1744-1827), author of a History of Greece.

Citation:

Hartley Coleridge, Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs (ed.), Letters of Hartley Coleridge, (London, 1936), n/a, p. 180, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33966, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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