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Record Number: 1879


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Writing to [Francis] Wrangham in late Feb. 1801, W[ordsworth] remarked: "I read with great pleasure a very elegant and tender poem of yours in the 2nd Vol: of the [Annual] Anthology."'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1800 and 28 Feb 1801

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:

7 Apr 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Various

Title:

Annual Anthology

Genre:

Poetry, Miscellany / Anthology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Bristol, 1800

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

1879

Source:

Print

Author:

Duncan Wu

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815

Place of Publication:

Cambridge

Date of Publication:

1995

Vol:

n/a

Page:

250

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Duncan Wu, Wordsworth's Reading 1800-1815, (Cambridge, 1995), p. 250, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=1879, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Noted in entry 437 (i) of Wu (1995), where also noted that Wrangham conributed four sonnets and a song to the Anthology, whiich arrived at Dove Cottage 31 July 1800.

   
   
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