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Record Number: 18940


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'In as far as regards Maga I consider Lockhart blameless so many others having represented me in a far more ludicrous light witness the long Noctes's in the Newcastle Magazine. Bobby Chambers' paper, and the Lit. Jour. &c &c'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 9 Mar 1831

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Altrive 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 / 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:

Title:

[possibly] the 'Edinburgh Advertiser'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, news

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18940

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:

427

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 427, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18940, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood, who sent Hogg the Quarterly Review which included slighting comments about Hogg. Robert Chambers worked for the Edinburgh Advertiser before setting up Chambers's Edinburgh Journal in 1832.

   
   
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