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Record Number: 999


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"On 21 March 1796, [Wordsworth] told [William] Mathews that D[orothy] W[ordsworth] 'has already gone through half of Davila.'"

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 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:

Reader:

Dorothy Wordsworth

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Dec 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

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:

Enrico Caterina Davila

Title:

Historia delle Guerre Civili di Francia ... nella quale si contegnono le operationi di quattro re, Francesco II., Carlo IX., Henrico III. e Henrico IV. cognominato il Grande

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

999

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:

45-46

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 45-46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=999, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 75 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799.

   
   
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