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Record Number: 1180


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"W[ordsworth] owned and read the French translation of Coxe during his residence in France, 1791-2."

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1791 and 1792

Country:

France

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:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Coxe

Title:

Lettres de M. William Coxe a M. W. Melmoth sur l'etat politique, civil, et naturel de la Suisse; traduits de l'Anglaise, et augmentees des observations faites dans le meme pays par le traducteur

Genre:

Geography / Travel, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Translated from English into French by Ramond de Carbonnieres and Louis Francois Elizabeth. 2 vols, 2nd edn, Paris 1782

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1180

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:

116

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1180, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 206 (i) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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