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Record Number: 18060


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Did you get Meister; did they get them at Annan? It is slowly and sparingly coming forth here: I see it in the windows of the principal booksellers - there was a kind of notice of it in the Examiner (wherein my performance was called admirable!) and lately in the Scotsman (where it was able).'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 13 Jun 1824 and 24 Jun 1824

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Examiner (Newspaper Chat section)

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

13 June 1824 edition

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18060

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

Editor:

C R Sanders

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham, North Carolina

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

3

Page:

92

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 3, p. 92, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18060, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to John A. Carlyle dated 24th June 1824, written at Mr Page's lodgings, Kew-Green, London. Pages 88-92 in this edition. Details of which edition of the Examiner he is referring to are given in Editor's notes.

   
   
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