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Record Number: 18934


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Though Maga would have the better [sic] of something of mine it is nevertheless an excellent number. "The Age" is inimitable so is "The Currency"and indeed the whole is excellent save that our friend has rather overstrained the "wishing Gate"'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1829 and 4 Jan 1830

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: 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:

John Wilson

Title:

'The Age - A Poem - in Eight Books' [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, January 1830

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18934

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:

368

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 368, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18934, accessed: 23 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood

   
   
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