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Record 1696

Reading Experience:

'In her letter of 18 Oct. 1811 ... S[ara] H[utchinson] told Mary Monkhouse: "I have been dipping into Bingley's Tour of N. Wales." She goes on to copy out two quotations from vol.2 ... '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Oct 1811 and 31 Oct 1811
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:Sara Hutchinson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: none
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 Bingley
Title: North Wales: including its scenery, antiquities, customs, and some sketch of its natural history
Genre: History, Social Science, Geography / Travel, Natural history
Form of Text: Print: BookUnknown
Publication details: 2 vols, 1804
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1696  
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: 23
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 23,, accessed: 06 June 2023

Additional comments:

In entry 42 of Wu (1995); quotation from Katlhleen Coburn, ed., The Letters of Sara Hutchinson (1954) 29-30.



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