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Record 1506

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth to Catherine Clarkson, 11 November 1814: 'I saw two sections of Hazlitt's Review [of William Wordsworth, The Excursion, in the Examiner] at Rydale, and did not think them nearly so well written as I should have expected from him ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Aug 1814 and 30 Nov 1814
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: William Hazlitt
Title: Review of The Excursion
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In The Examiner, 21 and 28 August 1814
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1506  
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: 165
  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. 165,, accessed: 26 January 2023

Additional comments:



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