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Record Number: 5829


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

[Sedgwick read the 'Essay' twice in 1811]

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1811 and 31 Dec 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambridge
other location: probably Trinity College

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:

Adam Sedgwick

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1785

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Cambridge graduate, preparing for fellowship exams and ordination. (Later professor of geology at Cambridge.)

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:

Virgil

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Classics, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5829

Source:

Print

Author:

Adam Sedgwick

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Life & Letters of the Rev. Adam Sedgwick

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1890

Vol:

n/a

Page:

112

Additional Comments:

Editors: Clark & Hughes

Citation:

Adam Sedgwick, Life & Letters of the Rev. Adam Sedgwick, (Leicester, 1890), p. 112, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=5829, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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