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Record Number: 13316


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

"Have you seen the last Edinr review? There are several promising articles in it - Scott's 'Lord of the Isles,' Standard Novels, Lewis' & Clarke's travels up the Missouri (of which a most delectable account in the Quarterly), Joanne Southcott, &c &c".

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1815 and 30 Jun 1815

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Dec 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer / Academic

Religion:

Lapsed Calvinist

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:

William Hazlitt

Title:

'Standard Novels'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

in the Edinburgh Review, XLVIII,Art. i

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

13316

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

1

Page:

50

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Carlyle (Durham, 1970), 1, p. 50, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=13316, accessed: 16 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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