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Record 1361

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At the front of D[ove] C[ottage] MS 16, in use during 1798, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied Marlowe's Edward II V.v.55-108, with some omissions ... The extract was copied from Dodsley's Select Collection of Old Plays.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1798 and 31 Dec 1798
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:Dorothy Wordsworth
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1771
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: Christopher Marlowe
Title: Edward II
Genre: Drama, History, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: In Robert Dodsley, ed., Select Collection of Old Plays (apparently first edition of 1744)
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1361  
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: 94-95
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 94-95, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1361, accessed: 16 July 2019

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 170 (ii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

 

 

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