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Record Number: 1354


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Wordsworth to Robert Shelton Mackenzie, 26 January 1838: 'When I was a very young Man the present Archdeacon Wrangham and I amused ourselves in imitating jointly Juvenal's Satire upon Nobility - or rather parts of it. How far the choice of a Subject might be influenced by the run at that time against Aristocracy, I am unable to say ... '

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

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:

Joint translation with Francis Wrangham



Text Being Read:

Author:

Juvenal

Title:

Satire X

Genre:

Classics, Poetry, Politics

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1354

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:

79

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 79, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1354, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 141 (iii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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