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Record 3102

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[William Robertson] Nicoll's boyhood reading included Scott, Disraeli, the Brontes, Bulwer Lytton, Shelley, Johnson, Addison, Steele, Goldsmith, Emerson, Lowell, Longfellow ...' [Nicoll's father a Scottish clergyman who amassed library of 17,000 volumes.]
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
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 Robertson Nicoll
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 10 Oct 1851
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Preacher, Journalist, Editor
Religion: Scottish Free Church
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: Sir Walter Scott
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3102  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 22
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3102, accessed: 19 August 2019

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