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Record Number: 996


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"In June 1797, D[orothy] W[ordsworth] wrote to Mary Hutchinson, telling her that, as soon as [S. T.] C[oleridge] arrived at Racedown Lodge, 'he repeated to us two acts and a half of his tragedy Osorio.'"

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Jun 1797

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Racedown Lodge, Dorset

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Listener:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Dec 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

Dorothy Wordsworth, possibly others


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Title:

Osorio

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

996

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:

31

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=996, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 56 (viii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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