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Record Number: 1490


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to William and Mary Wordsworth, 3 May [1812]: 'The Coleridges and Algernon [Montagu] were here yesterday and John and A had a happy day of play and reading; for Algernon is very good in reading to John.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

2 May 1812

Country:

England

Time

daytime

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:

Algernon Montagu

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

child

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

John Wordsworth


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1490

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1490, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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