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Record 1877

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Wu notes marginalia of Dorothy Wordsworth in Wordsworth Library copy of William Withering, An Arrangement of British Plants according to the latest improvements of the Linnean System and an Introduction to the Study of Botany.
Century: 1800-1849, 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1800 and 31 Dec 1855
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:Dorothy Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1771
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Withering
Title: Arrangement of British Plants according to the latest Imrovements of the Linnean System and an Introduction to the Study of Botany
Genre: Textbook / self-education, Science, Natural history, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 3rd edn, 4 vols; Birmingham, 1796
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 1877  
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: 245-46
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815 (Cambridge, 1995), p. 245-46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=1877, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

Noted in entry 433 of Wu (1995), where also noted that book purchased 1800.

 

 

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