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Record Number: 1705


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'W[ordsworth] copied a set of extracts from Buchanan into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book [Dove Cottage MS 26] ... probably between mid-March and 10 June 1807.'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1807 and 31 Jun 1807

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:

John Lanne Buchanan

Title:

Travels in the Western Hebrides, 1782 to 1790

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1793

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1705

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:

34

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 34, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1705, accessed: 07 December 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 67 in Wu (1995).

   
   
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