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Record 1732

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'W[ordsworth copied quotations from Descartes into D[ove] C[ottage] MS 31, leaves 71-2, c. Feb 1801.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1801 and 31 Mar 1801
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: Rene Descartes
Title: unknown
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1732  
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: 74
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 74, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1732, accessed: 21 November 2019

Additional comments:

From entry 135 in Wu (1995);Wu suggests that quotations copied from transcriptions by Coleridge.

 

 

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