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Record 25672

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I finished reading a "Book of Scottish Verse" yesterday - edited by George Burnett. What a number of minor Scottish poets there are of the latter part of last century and the beginning of this who are remembered in the one or two poems. How circumscribed the themes; how limited the vocabulary; yet within their narrow field they were assured of the usage of their speech'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 12 Jul 1943
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Perth
specific address: 27 Wilson Street
location in dwelling: in bed
   
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 Soutar
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Apr 1892
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: poet
Religion: atheist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Burnett [ed]
Title: Book of Scottish Verse
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25672  
Source - Print  
  Author: William Soutar
  Editor: Alexander Scott
  Title: Diaries of a dying man
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 1954
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 181
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: William Soutar, Alexander Scott (ed.), Diaries of a dying man (Edinburgh, 1954), p. 181, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25672, accessed: 19 October 2019

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