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Record 5217

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Stephen Gill, "Copyright and the Publishing of Wordsworth, 1850-1900": "In 1870 Moxon decided to launch a new edition [of Wordsworth's poetry] ... prefaced by an essay from William Michael Rossetti. When the Wordsworths saw it ... they were outraged. Not only had Rossetti made some factual errors, he had presented the poet in an unflattering light ..."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1870 and 1871
Country: n/a
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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Michael Rossetti
Title: Biographical essay on Wordsworth
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Prefatory to collection of Wordsworth's poetry published by Moxon & Co., 1870
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 5217  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten
  Title: Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 84
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten (ed.), Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices (Cambridge, 1995), p. 84, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=5217, accessed: 27 May 2019

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