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Record 873

Reading Experience:

"On 7 March 1796 D[orothy] W[ordsworth] remarked that 'I am now reading the Fool of Quality which amuses me exceedingly.'"
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Mar 1796 and 31 Mar 1796
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 n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Diarist
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: Henry Brooke
Title: The Fool of Quality; or, the History of Henry Earl of Moreland
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 1766
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 873  
Source - Print  
  Author: Duncan Wu
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 18
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (1993), p. 18,, accessed: 27 January 2023

Additional comments:

Information from entry 36 in Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1791.



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