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Record Number: 1543


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

William Wordsworth to John Scott, 22 February 1816: 'Your Paris Revisited has been in constant use since I received it ... Nothing in your works has charmed us more than the lively manner in which the painting of everything that passes before your eyes is executed.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1816 and 28 Feb 1816

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:

Reading Group:

Wordsworth Family

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writers

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:

John Scott

Title:

Paris Revisited in 1815 by way of Brussels

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: BookManuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

1816

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1543

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:

280

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. 280, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1543, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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