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Record 2867

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Dorothy Wordsworth's Grasmere Journal, Sunday 14 September 1800: 'Read Boswell in the house in the morning, and after dinner under the bright yellow leaves of the orchard.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 14 Sep 1800
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: specific address: Dove Cottage, Grasmere
   
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: James Boswell
Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2867  
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: 54
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dorothy Wordsworth, Helen Darbishire (ed.), Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth (London, 1958), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2867, accessed: 19 July 2024

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