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Record 27155

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Number 24 of the [Quarterly] Review pleased Gifford very much. In writing to [John] Murray on the subject, he said [in letter of 27 January 1815] [...] ["]I will beg you to get a work for Mr. Lyall. His article, which I have looked at again, is truly excellent [...] Seriously, the sterling, manly sense of the Review pleases me very much, indeed.["]'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1815 and 27 Jan 1815
Country: n/a
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:Wiliam Gifford
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1757
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Lyall
Title: review of Stewart, Philosophy of the Human Mind
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Social Science, Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the Quarterly Review no. 24, published by John Murray, 1815.
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27155  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Smiles
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1891
  Vol: 1
  Page: 283-284
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray (London, 1891), 1, p. 283-284, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27155, accessed: 21 August 2019

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