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Record 1197

Reading Experience:

'W[ordsworth] read "Christian's own Account of the Mutiny on Board his Majesty's Ship Bounty, commanded by Captain Bligh, of which he was the Ringleader" in The Weekly Entertainer 28 (26 Sept. 1796), some time in Sept. or Oct. 1796.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Sep 1796 and 31 Oct 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:William Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Apr 1770
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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Weekly Entertainer, The
Genre: Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Vol. 28 (26 Sept. 1796)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1197  
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: 145
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 145,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:

From entry 259 (ii) of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799. Cites The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Early Years (ed. Ernest De Selincourt, 1967) p. 171.



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