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Record Number: 1741


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

De Quincey to Southey, 31 May 1811: 'We received the Gazette last night, and were a little disappointed by it,: Wordsworth indeed was greatly mortified ... '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

30 May 1811

Country:

England

Time

n/anight

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:

Title:

Gazette, The

Genre:

Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1741

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:

91

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 91, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1741, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

From entry 174 in Wu (1995); quotation from S. Musgrove, ed., Unpublished Letters of Thomas De Quincey and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1954) 12. Gazette was reporting repulse of Massena at Fuentes Onoro, 5 May 1811.

   
   
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