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Record Number: 842


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"My Sister would be very glad of your assistance in her Italian studies," W[ordsworth] wrote to [William] Mathews on 21 March 1796, " ... yesterday we began Ariosto."'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 20 Mar 1796 and 21 Mar 1796

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:

William and Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

07 Apr 1770

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:

Ludovico Ariosto

Title:

Orlando Furioso

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published before 1790

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

842

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

7

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=842, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Information from entry 13 (i), (iii) in Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1791.

   
   
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