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Record 1413

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Jane Marshall, [c.19 February 1810] (letter fragmentary): 'Have you seen my Brother Christopher's publication? Lives of eminent men connected with Religion from the Reformation to the Revolution? I am reading it with great inter[est]. The lives of Cardinal Wolsey and Sir Thomas More are delightful.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Feb 1810 and 28 Feb 1810
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 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, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Christopher Wordsworth
Title: Ecclesiastical Biography, or Lives of Eminent Men connected with the History of Religion in England
Genre: Other religious, History, Biography
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: 6 vols, 1810
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1413  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part I (1806-1811)
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1969
  Vol: 1
  Page: 388
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years Part I (1806-1811) (Oxford, 1969), 1, p. 388,, accessed: 09 February 2023

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