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Record Number: 1766


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'W[ordsworth] and M[ary] W[ordsworth] copied four Blake lyrics from Malkin's volume into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book ... some time between mid-March and 10 June 1807.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 15 Mar 1807 and 10 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:

Mary Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Wife of poet

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:

Willam Blake

Title:

[lyrics]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In Benjamin Heath Malkin, A Father's Memoirs of His Child (1806)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1766

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:

139

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 139, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1766, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 265 of Wu (1995).

   
   
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