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Record 1180

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"W[ordsworth] owned and read the French translation of Coxe during his residence in France, 1791-2."
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1791 and 1792
Country: France
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:William Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Apr 1770
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Coxe
Title: Lettres de M. William Coxe a M. W. Melmoth sur l'etat politique, civil, et naturel de la Suisse; traduits de l'Anglaise, et augmentees des observations faites dans le meme pays par le traducteur
Genre: Geography / Travel, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Translated from English into French by Ramond de Carbonnieres and Louis Francois Elizabeth. 2 vols, 2nd edn, Paris 1782
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1180  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 116
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1180, accessed: 17 November 2019

Additional comments:

From entry 206 (i) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

 

 

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