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Record 1723

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
" ... a summary of the contents of the Proceedings was published in the Courier on 3 Jan. 1809, and read by W[ordsworth]. Aware of W[ordsworth]'s interest in the Convention of Cintra, [Daniel] Stuart offered him a copy of the pamphlet ... De Quincey sent one to Grasmere ... where it arrived on 1 April 1809 ... W[ordsworth] had read it by 26 April ... "
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1809 and 26 Apr 1809
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: unknown
Title: Proceedings upon the Inquiry relative to the Armistice & Convention, &c. made and concluded in Portugal, in August 1808, between the Commanders of the British and French Armies ...
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1723  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 63
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1723, accessed: 13 November 2019

Additional comments:

From entry 115 in Wu (1995).

 

 

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