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Record 1182

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"[Thomas] Poole read the Appeal in March 1796; writing to Henrietta Warwick on 2 April, he revealed that 'I have lately perused with much delight La Citoyenne Roland.'"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1796 and 31 Dec 1796
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:Thomas Poole
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Marie Jeanne Roland de la Platiere
Title: An Appeal to Impartial Posterity, by Citizeness Roland
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1795
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1182  
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: 118
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 118, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1182, accessed: 20 August 2019

Additional comments:

From entry 211 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799. Quote from Mrs Henry Sandford, Thomas Poole and his Friends (2 vols, 1888) vol. 1 p. 167. Wu notes that either an original (French) text or an English translation could have been available to Poole in 1795-6.

 

 

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