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Record Number: 1100


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"In late Nov. 1795, W[ordsworth] wrote to [Francis] Wrangham: " ... we see only here a provincial weekly paper ..."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1795 and 30 Nov 1795

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: Racedown, Dorset

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:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1100

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

104

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 104, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1100, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 181 (ii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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