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Record 1705

Reading Experience:

'W[ordsworth] copied a set of extracts from Buchanan into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book [Dove Cottage MS 26] ... probably between mid-March and 10 June 1807.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Mar 1807 and 31 Jun 1807
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:William Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 7 Apr 1770
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: John Lanne Buchanan
Title: Travels in the Western Hebrides, 1782 to 1790
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1793
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1705  
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: 34
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 34,, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

From entry 67 in Wu (1995).



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