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Record Number: 1197


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'W[ordsworth] read "Christian's own Account of the Mutiny on Board his Majesty's Ship Bounty, commanded by Captain Bligh, of which he was the Ringleader" in The Weekly Entertainer 28 (26 Sept. 1796), some time in Sept. or Oct. 1796.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1796 and 31 Oct 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:

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Weekly Entertainer, The

Genre:

Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Vol. 28 (26 Sept. 1796)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1197

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:

145

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 145, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1197, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 259 (ii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799. Cites The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Early Years (ed. Ernest De Selincourt, 1967) p. 171.

   
   
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