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Record 832

Reading Experience:

'W[ordsworth] received a copy [of the Annual Anthology] in Aug. [1799], and discussed it in his letter to [Joseph] Cottle of 2 Sept.'
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between Aug 1799 and 2 Sep 1799
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:William Wordsworth
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 07 Apr 1770
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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:

Title: Annual Anthology
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Edited by Robert Southey, published by Joseph Cottle, 1799
Provenance: owned
Book sent to Wordsworth by Cottle following request in 27.7.1799 letter


Source Information:

Record ID: 832  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 5,, accessed: 09 February 2023

Additional comments:

Information from entry 9 in Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1791; Wu notes Wordsworth's mentions of "The Killcrop" and "Verses to a Young Man" as favourites from among the volume's contents.



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