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Record 1872

Reading Experience:

'Two poems in [Thomas] Wilkinson's hand, "I Love to be Alone" and "Lines Written on a Paper Wrapt round a Moss-rose Pulled on New-years Day, and sent to M. Wilson," copied onto a duodecimo double sheet, have been pasted into the Wordsworth Commonplace Book.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1801 and 31 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:

Reading Group:Wordsworth Family
Age Adult (18-100+)
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Wilkinson
Title: [poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 1872  
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: 242
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 242,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 426 (i) of Wu (1995), where also noted that William Wordsworth first known to have met Wilkinson in 1801.



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