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Record 1695

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Sir George] Beaumont wriote to W[ordsworth] on 10 Aug. 1806, saying: "I am sure you will be pleased with my ancestor (sir Johns) Poems. the more I read them the more I am pleased, his mind was elevated, pious & pure."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1806 and 31 Dec 1806
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:Sir George Beaumont
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1753
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: unknown
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: John Beaumont
Title: [poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1695  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1695, accessed: 01 October 2022

Additional comments:

In entry 35 (ii) of Wu (1995).

 

 

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