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Record Number: 18151


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Is there any decent review of Meister? I have seen only one, in the London Magazine, it did not make me angry- I should have grieved to see you well treated in the same page where Goethe was handled so unworthily.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

28 Aug 1824

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 Baillie Welsh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Jul 1801

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry
Daughter of doctor - no profession

Occupation:

none

Religion:

Christian

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:

Thomas De Quincey

Title:

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

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

The London Magazine, August 1824

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18151

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Baillie Welsh

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:

152

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Baillie Welsh, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 3, p. 152, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18151, accessed: 24 April 2024


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Thomas Carlyle, dated 17 September 1824 written at Templand. Pages 149-152 in this edition. See also TC TO JOHN A. CARLYLE, 18 September 1824 and TC TO JANE BAILLIE WELSH, 5 October 1824 for other references to this review.

   
   
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