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Record Number: 1682


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Lord Lonsdale to William Wordsworth, 1 May 1820: 'I have read the Sonnets on the Duddon, and the notes annexed to them with great Pleasure ... the perusal of them afforded me infinite satisfaction.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1820 and 1 May 1820

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:

Lord Lonsdale

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

aristocrat

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:

William Wordsworth

Title:

River Duddon, A Series of Sonnets, The

Genre:

Poetry, Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In The River Duddon, A Series of Sonnets: Vaudracour and Julia: and other Poems (1820)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1682

Source:

Print

Author:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Ernest De Selincourt

Title:

The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

603

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part Two (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 603, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1682, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Evidence from p.603 n.1 in source.

   
   
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