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Record Number: 1695


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Sir George] Beaumont wriote to W[ordsworth] on 10 Aug. 1806, saying: "I am sure you will be pleased with my ancestor (sir Johns) Poems. the more I read them the more I am pleased, his mind was elevated, pious & pure."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1806 and 31 Dec 1806

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:

Sir George Beaumont

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1753

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

unknown

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 Beaumont

Title:

[poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1695

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

18

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1695, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

In entry 35 (ii) of Wu (1995).

   
   
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