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Record 26696

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Monday, 5 February 1827: 'Dined at the Royal Society club -- above 30 present. Went to the Society in the evening and heard an essay by Peter Tytler on the first encourager of Greek learning in England.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 05 Feb 1827
Country: Scotland
Time: evening
Place: city: Edinburgh
specific address: Royal Society
   
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:

Listener:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
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: Peter Tytler
Title: 'essay [...] on the first encourager of Greek learning in England'
Genre: Classics, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26696  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: W. E. K. Anderson
  Title: The Journal of Sir Walter Scott
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 275
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 275, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26696, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

Not made clear that author of text also its reader.

 

 

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