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Record 1327

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Three of W[ordsworth]'s translations of Catullus survive from between 1786 and c.1788 ["Death of a Starling" (1786); "Lesbia" (1786); "Septimius and Acme" (1788)] ... he had studied Catullus closely as a schoolboy ... '
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1786 and 31 Dec 1788
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 Unknown
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: Catullus
Title: Carmina
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1327  
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: 25
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1327, accessed: 22 November 2019

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 48 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

 

 

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