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Record Number: 12718


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read the Tragedies - I thank you for them - they are Byron's. Need I praise them. I have also read your eloquent history of Faust - For it too I thank you. It has fewer faults and greater merits than its Author led me to expect - '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Jan 1822

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:

Jane Bailie Welsh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Jul 1801

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

Amateur writer

Religion:

Unknown

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Unknown

Title:

[Tragedies]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

12718

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Bailie Welsh

Editor:

CR Sanders

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham, North Carolina

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

2

Page:

19

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Bailie Welsh, CR Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 19, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12718, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle, dated c. 17 January 1822. Pages 19-21 in this edition. It is not entirely clear whether Byron is the author, or whether they are, for example, Chapman's works of that name.

   
   
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