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Record 2903

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Thursday 24 December 1801: 'We sate comfortably round the fire in the Evening, and read Chaucer.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Dec 1801
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: specific address: Dove Cottage, Grasmere
   
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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: various
Religion: Christian
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: Geoffrey Chaucer
Title: The Canterbury Tales
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2903  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Helen Darbishire
  Title: Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1958
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 96
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dorothy Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire (ed.), Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (London, 1958), p. 96, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2903, accessed: 23 August 2019

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