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Record Number: 22236


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Thank you for Herder which came in the nick of time; as I had just heard the last oracle of Nathan, and was ennuying myself with Tasso's Aminta- '

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

24 Feb 1826

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Haddington (family home)

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:

Jane Baillie Welsh

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Jul 1801

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA
Daughter of doctor

Occupation:

N/A

Religion:

Christian

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:

Torquato Tasso

Title:

Aminta

Genre:

Drama, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

First published 1590

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

22236

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Baillie Welsh

Editor:

C R Sanders

Title:

The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle

Place of Publication:

Durham, North Carolina

Date of Publication:

1970

Vol:

4

Page:

55

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Baillie Welsh, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 4, p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=22236, accessed: 29 March 2023


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to John A. Carlyle dated 7 March 1826, written at Haddington. Pages 54-55 in this edition. Estimated date range - JBW does not mention these works before this letter.

   
   
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