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Record Number: 1649


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

William Wordsworth to Viscount Lowther, [c. 14 April 1818]: 'The notes upon [Henry] Brougham's Speech, I have not seen, unless they be those from the pen of Mr De Quincey of Grasmere, which ... you may have forgotten that we read together at Kendal, - and that a passage was interwoven by me, at that time.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Kendal

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:

William Wordsworth, Viscount Lowther

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

various

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:

Thomas De Quincey

Title:

Close Comments on a Straggling Speech

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1649

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:

464

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. 464, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1649, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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