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Record Number: 23892


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I admired many of his [Wordsworth's] pieces exceedingly, though I had not then seen his ponderous "Excursion"'.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Until: 1 Sep 1814

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

25 Jan 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

shepherd turned 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:

William Wordsworth

Title:

[poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

23892

Source:

Print

Author:

James Hogg

Editor:

Gillian Hughes

Title:

Altrive Tales

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

2003

Vol:

Collected Works 13

Page:

67

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Altrive Tales (Edinburgh, 2003), Collected Works 13, p. 67, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23892, accessed: 22 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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