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Record 1486

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth to William Wordsworth, 23 April 1812: 'Our new Master reads prayers to the Boys every night - John says he does not read so well as Mr Johnson; but about like Mr Sewel, which Mr Sewel Sara reports to be the worst Reader in the world.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Apr 1812 and 30 Apr 1812
Country: England
Time: evening
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: Bamford
Age n/a
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
John Wordsworth; other schoolboys
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: Other religious, prayers
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1486  
Source - Print  
  Author: William and Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Ernest De Selincourt
  Title: The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 2
  Page: 7
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Ernest De Selincourt (ed.), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth: The Middle Years 1806-1811 (Oxford, 1970), 2, p. 7, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1486, accessed: 24 September 2022

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