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Record Number: 1532


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Sara Hutchinson, 16 March 1815: 'William has made a conquest of holy Hannah [More], though she had not seen the Book [The Excursion], had seen nothing but the extracts in the Edinbrough [sic] Review. She intends to buy it; but is waiting for a cheaper Edition.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1815 and 16 Mar 1815

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:

Hannah More

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1745

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Evangelical (Clapham Sect)

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:

Edinburgh Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1532

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

221-22

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 221-22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1532, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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