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Record Number: 18836


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'This last is not near so interesting as the former, there is too much of pompous fine writing in it at least attempts at it. Such papers as that declamatory one on the state of parties are not the kind of political papers that will stand the test. Besides how absurd is it to praise Madam [sic] de Stael and attack Playfair?!!'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 12 Oct 1818

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Eltrieve Lake

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:

James Hogg

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Nov 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

farmer / writer

Religion:

n/a

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:

Title:

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

September 1818 issue

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18836

Source:

Print

Author:

James Hogg

Editor:

Gillian Hughes

Title:

Collected Letters of James Hogg, The

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

2004

Vol:

I

Page:

383

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2004), I, p. 383, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18836, accessed: 21 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood

   
   
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