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Record Number: 1750


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Mark L.] Reed judges that W[ordsworth] and D[orothy] W[ordsworth] copied extracts from the Life [of Lady Guion] into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book ... by 29 Sept 1800.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 29 Sep 1800

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:

Reading Group:

Wordsworth Family

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Various

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:

Jeanne Marie Bouvieres de la Motte Guyon

Title:

Life of Lady Guion, The

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

abridged and translated by J. Gough; Bristol, 1772

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1750

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:

99

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 99, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1750, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 193 of Wu (1995); refers to Mark L. Reed, Wordsworth: The Chronology of the Middle Years, 1800-1815 (1975) 704.

   
   
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