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Record 1499

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson [about 14 Sept. 1813]: 'We have had no time to read Newspapers [with decoration of Rydal Mount] but have been obliged to content ourselves with William's report even of the late most important battles in Germany and all other proceedings. Murders we do read and were horror struck with that of Mr and Mrs Brown and the confession of the murderer ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Sep 1813 and 30 Sep 1813
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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Poet's family
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: n/a
Genre: reports of murders in newspaper
Form of Text: Print: NewspaperManuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1499  
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: 116
  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. 116, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1499, accessed: 01 October 2022

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