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Record Number: 19550


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'We talk of Waverly [sic] and Guy Mannering: Lady Jersey sent me the former [italics] as yours [end italics]. I vote with the Multitude, yet some pretend to know more & talk of revisals & amendments. I have a private Reason for my Opinion viz. my own Vanity. who but a friend would haved quoted me so often & once in a peculiar Manner? - I ask no Question! I ought not but I tell you what we say & think. Waverley may be best but Guy is most entertaining.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 25 Jun 1815

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Trowbridge

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:

George Crabbe

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Dec 1754

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

clergyman and poet

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

Waverley; or, Tis Sixty Years Since

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
sent by Lady Jersey as a loan or gift


Source Information:

Record ID:

19550

Source:

Print

Author:

George Crabbe

Editor:

Thomas Faulkner

Title:

Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1985

Vol:

n/a

Page:

183

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

George Crabbe, Thomas Faulkner (ed.), Selected Letters and Journals of George Crabbe (Oxford, 1985), p. 183, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19550, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Assistant editor Rhonda Blair. Letter to Walter Scott.

   
   
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