Switch to English Switch to French

The Open University  |   Study at the OU  |   About the OU  |   Research at the OU  |   Search the OU

Listen to this page  |   Accessibility

the experience of reading in Britain, from 1450 to 1945...

Reading Experience Database UK Historical image of readers
  RED International Logo

RED Australia logo


RED Canada logo
RED Netherlands logo
RED New Zealand logo

Record Number: 1781


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The Wordsworths were reading the Morning Chronicle during the 1800s. It was the source of ... the recipe for croup medicine ... entered in the Commonplace Book.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1815

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:

anon

Title:

[Recipe for croup medicine]

Genre:

Medicine, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

In The Morning Chronicle

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

1781

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:

153

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 153, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=1781, accessed: 05 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 293 of Wu (1995).

   
   
Green Turtle Web Design