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Record Number: 20509


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Another thing pleases me, the general approbation of the last "Quarterly Review", Mr Lockhart's first, I believe, and one in which your cloven foot is visible. It had something to set it off, however; for I think verily the temporary editor of the work during the [italics] interregnum [end italics] must have been bribed into his extreme degree of dullness'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 24 Apr 1826

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Gloucester Place

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:

Louisa, Lady Stuart

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

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:

[n/a]

Title:

Quarterly Review

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

first issue edited by John Gibson Lockhart

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20509

Source:

Print

Author:

Louisa Stuart

Editor:

R. Brimley Johnson

Title:

Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1926

Vol:

n/a

Page:

209

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Louisa Stuart, R. Brimley Johnson (ed.), Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart, The (London, 1926), p. 209, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20509, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

Letter to Walter Scott

   
   
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