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Record Number: 1767


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Wu notes translated extract from Sir Bors' lament for Arthur (in the Morte D'Arthur of Thomas Malory) in the Wordsworth Commonplace Book.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 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:

Unknown

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:

Thomas Malory

Title:

Morte D'Arthur

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1767

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:

140

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 140, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1767, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 268 of Wu (1995), where it is noted that no modern edition of Malory available at conjectured time of transcription; various suggestions made as to others to which Wordsworths may have had access.

   
   
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