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Record 1479

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 14 August 1811: 'I have read nothing since I wrote to you except bits here and there and the Novel of John Bunkle - but I am going to set to and read - though I have still some sewing to do amongst mending the Bairns' cloaths.'
Century:
Date: Between 16 Jun 1811 and 14 Aug 1811
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 Adult (18-100+)
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: Thomas Amory
Title: The Life of John Buncle
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Vol 1, 1756; Vol 2, 1766
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1479  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 1
  Page: 503
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1969), 1, p. 503, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1479, accessed: 19 April 2019

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