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Record Number: 852


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'W[ordsworth] did not read it [Thomas Beddoes, Domiciliary Verses] until it was reprinted in the Annual Anthology (1799). [Joseph] Cottle sent W[ordsworth] a copy ... in Aug. 1799, and on 2 Sept he wrote back: "Pray give yourself no uneasiness about Dr Beddoes's verses [which parodied the Lyrical Ballads] ... it is a very harmless performance."'

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between Aug 1799 and Sep 1799

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 Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

07 Apr 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

n/a

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 Beddoes

Title:

Domiciliary Verses

Genre:

Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First published as insert in Bristol edition of Lyrical ballads; reprinted in Annual Anthology (ed. Robert Southey, 1799)

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

852

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:

13

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 13, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=852, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Information from entry 24 (ii) in Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1791.

   
   
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