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Record Number: 18127


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Did you get the two Examiners I sent you? The last of them was forced into my hand by a news-vender, just as I was mounting the Coach at 7am, and what should I see in it but a review of Meister! I bought it, read it, and sent it to you.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 13 Jul 1824 and 20 Jul 1824

Country:

England

Time

morning

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:

Female

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:

Review of Carlyle's translation of Goethe's Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

The Examiner dated 13 June (see notes below)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18127

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:

112

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. 112, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18127, accessed: 28 March 2023


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to Margaret A. Carlyle dated 20 July 1824, written at Birmingham. Pages 110 - 113 in this edition. Editor's note refers to Carlyle's letter to John A. Carlyle dated 24 June 1824 in which he also refers to the Examiner review (this reference gives the date of publication) - implication is that this is the same edition, though Carlyle makes no mention of having seen it before.

   
   
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