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Record 2860

Reading Experience:

Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Thursday 20 August 1800: 'Read Wallenstein and sent it off ...'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 21 Aug 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:

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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Friedrich von Schiller
Title: Wallenstein (in translation by S. T. Coleridge)
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Manuscript: Sheet
Publication details: DW read the translation by S.T. Coleridge
Provenance: borrowed (other)
borrowed from the author


Source Information:

Record ID: 2860  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dorothy Wordsworth
  Editor: Helen Darbishire
  Title: Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1958
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 47
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dorothy Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire (ed.), Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (London, 1958), p. 47,, accessed: 20 June 2024

Additional comments:



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