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Record 833

Reading Experience:

"In Feb. 1834, W[ordsworth] remembered having first read Crabbe in the Annual Register during the 1780s; there he also read Beattie's 'Illustrations on Sublimity.'"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1783 and 1787
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 Child (0-17)
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 Register
Genre: Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: vol 26 (1783)
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 833  
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: 6
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 6,, accessed: 07 February 2023

Additional comments:

Information from entry 10 in Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1791.



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