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Record 1226

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
William Wordsworth to Walter Scott: 'I had a peep at your edition of Dryden - I had not time to read the Notes which would have interested me most, namely the historical and illustrative ones; but some of the critical introductions I read ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between Apr 1808 and 4 Aug 1808
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: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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Dryden
Title: unknown
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Edited by Walter Scott, 1808.
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1226  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 1
  Page: 264
  Additional comments: From William Wordsworth to Walter Scott, 4 August 1808.

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. The Middle Years, Part I: 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1969), 1, p. 264, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1226, accessed: 17 November 2019

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