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Record 1497

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Transcribed from title page to edition of Don Quixote in 30 May 1813 letter from William Wordsworth to Basil Montagu: 'The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight Errant / Don Quixote of the Mancha / Written in Spanish by Michael Cervantes / Translated in to English / By Thomas Shelton / And now printed Verbatim from the 4to / Edit: of 1620 / With a curious set of new Cuts, from / the French of Coypel / London, printed for D. Midwinter &c. / M.DCCXL.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 30 May 1813
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: Miguel Cervantes
Title: Don Quixote
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Translated into English by Thomas Shelton; reissue of edition published London, 1620.
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1497  
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: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 98
  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, 1970), 2, p. 98, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1497, accessed: 22 May 2019

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