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Record Number: 1738


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied a number of epitaphs into [Dove Cottage MS 20] between late April and 17 Dec. 1799, namely: epitaph of Josias Franklin and his wife; Benjamin Franklin's epitaph; and an "Epitaph taken from the Parish Church-Yard of Marsk in the County of York".'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Apr 1799 and 17 Dec 1799

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:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Dec 1771

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:

unknown

Title:

epitaph of Josias Franklin and wife

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1738

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:

86

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1738, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 158 in Wu (1995); notes source of epitaph unknown.

   
   
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