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Record Number: 5218


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Stephen Gill, "Copyright and the Publishing of Wordsworth, 1850-1900": "On a visit to the Quantocks... William Hale White, 'Mark Rutherford,' reread The Excursion, book 1, and commented, 'Much of the religion by which Wordsworth lives is very indefinite. [...]' ... What he quotes in his journal is the conclusion of the Pedlar's 'natural wisdom' in its pre-1845 version."

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

unknown

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:

William Hale White

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Critic

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

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 Excursion

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5218

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten

Title:

Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

87

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

John O. and Robert L. Jordan and Patten (ed.), Literature in the Marketplace: Nineteenth-Century British Publishing and Reading Practices (Cambridge, 1995), p. 87, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5218, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

Quotation from Mark Rutherford, "Extracts from a Diary on the Quantocks," in More Pages from a Journal (London, 1910) 196-97.

   
   
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