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Record Number: 33996


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

‘I have been reading Von Raumer’s England. He speaks highly of the Table talk and of my father, though some of the sentiments are at variance with his own.’

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1836 and 8 May 1836

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Grasmere
county: Cumbria

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:

Friedrich von Raumer

Title:

England in 1835: Being a Series of Letters Written to Friends in Germany, during a Residence in London and Excursions into the Provinces

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, History, Social Science, Geography / Travel, Politics, epistolary book; economics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: J. Murray, 1836. 3 vols.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

33996

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:

194

Additional Comments:

Letter from Hartley Coleridge to his cousin, Henry Nelson Coleridge, from Grasmere, dated May 8, 1836. Editors’ footnote: ‘F[riedrich]. von Raumer’s England in 1835.’

Citation:

Hartley Coleridge, Grace Evelyn and Earl Leslie Griggs (ed.), Letters of Hartley Coleridge, (London, 1936), n/a, p. 194, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33996, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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