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Record 8249

Reading Experience:

'When I had made a few visits to him, Mr De Quincey was so kind as to take some particular notice of me; and afterwards when he wrote his Grasmere article about "George and Sarah Green" (1839), he spoke to me of the subject, and read me a passage from the proof before it appeared in "Tait".'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1839 and 31 Dec 1839
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
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:Thomas de Quincey
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Aug 1785
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
James Glass Bentram
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas de Quincey
Title: George and Sarah Green
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical, proofs
Publication details: proofs of the article to appear in Tait's Magazine, 1839
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 8249  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Glass Bertram
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Some memories of books, authors and events
  Place of Publication: Westminster
  Date of Publication: 1893
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 73
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Glass Bertram, Some memories of books, authors and events (Westminster, 1893), p. 73,, accessed: 06 December 2019

Additional comments:



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