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Record Number: 18863


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have not got all the Mag. read but think it is an exceedingly good one. I only wish the term [italics] Galloway Stott [end italics] had been left out of Scott's prize poem It is exceedingly shrewd and clever. New York I do not understand The poetry of Cunningham is perfectly beautiful'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jul 1820 and 28 Jul 1820

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Altrive

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 / author

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:

Allan Cunningham

Title:

'Cameronian Song'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, July 1820

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18863

Source:

Print

Author:

James Hogg

Editor:

Gillian Hughes

Title:

Collected Letters of James Hogg, The

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

II

Page:

36

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18863, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood. Also the poem 'May Cameron'.

   
   
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