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Record 990

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
"'Within the last month I have read Tristram Shandy, Brydone's Sicily and Malta, and Moore's Travels in France,' D[orothy] W[ordsworth] wrote in March 1796."
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 25 12 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
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: John Moore
Title: Travels in France
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 990  
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: 103
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799 (Cambridge, 1993), p. 103, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=990, accessed: 25 September 2022

Additional comments:

Noted in entries 39 and 180 of Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1770-1799; Wu notes that the Moore text would be either A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of August, to the Middle of December, 1792 (1793), or A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland and Germany (1779)

 

 

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