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Record Number: 18907


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I would like well to know who is the author of ST JOHNSTON. It is rather better than ordinary. Pray does any of you know who is the editor of "The Northern Whig"? It comes hither from Belfast. Can it be Gray?'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1823 and 18 Jan 1824

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:

Eliza Logan

Title:

St Johnstoun; or, John, Earl of Gowrie

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

published Nov 1823

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18907

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:

196

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 196, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18907, accessed: 21 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood. Work published anonymously.

   
   
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