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Record Number: 1643


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

William Wordsworth to Lord Lonsdale, 14 March 1818: 'If you continue to read the Kendal Chronicle you must be greatly concerned to see that the Liberty of the Press should be so grossly abused. This Paper as now conducted reminds me almost at every sentence of those which I used to read in France during the heat of the Revolution.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1818 and 31 Mar 1818

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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Kendal Chronicle

Genre:

Politics, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

1818

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1643

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820)

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

438

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The MIddle Years (1812-1820) (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 438, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1643, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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