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Record Number: 23636


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A pack of sheets came down on Monday morning, with a long letter from the Bibliophile requiring an alteration in the Title-page and Preface; then Jonathan on Wednesday morning; the management of all which things has occiped my whole disposable time till this morning.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

29 May 1826

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Scotsbrig

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

4 Dec 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer / Academic

Religion:

Lapsed Calvinist

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Title:

Title page and preface of 'German Romance'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Title page and prefaceManuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID:

23636

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Carlyle

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:

124

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 4, p. 124, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23636, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to Jane Baillie Welsh, dated 12th August 1826, written at Scotsbrig. Pages 124-127 in this edition.

   
   
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