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Record Number: 2918


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Sunday 7 February, 1802: 'We sate by the fire, and ... read the Pedlar, thinking it done; but lo! though Wm. could find fault with no one part of it, it was uninteresting, and must be altered.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

7 Feb 1802

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Dove Cottage, Grasmere

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:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writers

Religion:

Christian

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:

William Wordsworth

Title:

The Pedlar

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Sheet

Publication Details

read before publication

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2918

Source:

Print

Author:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Editor:

Helen Darbishire

Title:

Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1958

Vol:

n/a

Page:

111-12

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Dorothy Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire (ed.), Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (London, 1958), p. 111-12, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2918, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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