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Record Number: 1872


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Two poems in [Thomas] Wilkinson's hand, "I Love to be Alone" and "Lines Written on a Paper Wrapt round a Moss-rose Pulled on New-years Day, and sent to M. Wilson," copied onto a duodecimo double sheet, have been pasted into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1801 and 31 Dec 1801

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:

Reading Group:

Wordsworth Family

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Various

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:

Thomas Wilkinson

Title:

[poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1872

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

242

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 242, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1872, accessed: 19 September 2019


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 426 (i) of Wu (1995), where also noted that William Wordsworth first known to have met Wilkinson in 1801.

   
   
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