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Record 1636

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have read your Poem. I like it better than any of the preceding ones.'
Century:
Date: Between Jun 1817 and Jun 1817
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: R. P. Gillies
Title: Oswald, A Metrical Tale
Genre: Fiction, Poetry, Y
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1817
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1636  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820)
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 384
  Additional comments: Wiliam Wordsworth to R. P. Gillies, 8 June 1817

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820) (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 384, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1636, accessed: 21 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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