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Record Number: 18929


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Robert has in several instances spoiled the effect of the tales at the close by winding them too abruptly up The Marvellous Doctor is quite ruined for though previously shortened one half to suit Maga that was no reason the other half should now have been withheld'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 10 Mar 1829

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Mount Benger

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:

author / farmer

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:

James Hogg

Title:

Shepherd's Calendar, The

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

published in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827-8) and as a volume 1829.

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18929

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:

328

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 328, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18929, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood. The volume had been edited by Hogg's nephew Robert.

   
   
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