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Record Number: 1363


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

' ... a short extract from [Philip] Massinger's The Picture (III.v.211-19) [was] copied by D[orothy] W[ordsworth] into D[ove] C[ottage] MS 16 ... '

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1798 and 31 May 1798

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:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Dec 1771

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:

Philip Massinger

Title:

Picture, The

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Apparently from Philip Massinger, Dramatick Works, ed. Thomas Coxeter, 4 vols, 1759

Provenance

borrowed (other)
Joseph Cottle sent Massinger's Dramatick Works to William Wordsworth c. Apr/May 1798


Source Information:

Record ID:

1363

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:

98

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 98, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1363, accessed: 04 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 174 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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