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Record 1767

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Wu notes translated extract from Sir Bors' lament for Arthur (in the Morte D'Arthur of Thomas Malory) in the Wordsworth Commonplace Book.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1800
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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Unknown
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: various
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: Thomas Malory
Title: Morte D'Arthur
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1767  
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: 140
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 140, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1767, accessed: 07 October 2022

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 268 of Wu (1995), where it is noted that no modern edition of Malory available at conjectured time of transcription; various suggestions made as to others to which Wordsworths may have had access.

 

 

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