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Record 1719

Reading Experience:

'W[ordsworth] seems to have translated ... [John Clanvowe, Of the Cuckowe and the Nightingale] on 7 and 8 Dec. 1801, and made a fair copy on 9 Dec.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 7 Dec 1801 and 8 Dec 1801
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 Clanvowe
Title: Of the Cuckowe and the Nightingale
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1719  
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: 51
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 51,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

From entry 101 in Wu (1995), where Anderson, British Poets I.498-501 suggested as Wordsworth's source.



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