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Record Number: 1182


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"[Thomas] Poole read the Appeal in March 1796; writing to Henrietta Warwick on 2 April, he revealed that 'I have lately perused with much delight La Citoyenne Roland.'"

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1796 and 31 Dec 1796

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:

Thomas Poole

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Marie Jeanne Roland de la Platiere

Title:

An Appeal to Impartial Posterity, by Citizeness Roland

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1795

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1182

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:

118

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 118, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1182, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 211 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799. Quote from Mrs Henry Sandford, Thomas Poole and his Friends (2 vols, 1888) vol. 1 p. 167. Wu notes that either an original (French) text or an English translation could have been available to Poole in 1795-6.

   
   
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