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Record Number: 25716


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'This day I was in the Advocates Library seeking German Books, and I found (directed by Dr Irving) the first Article in the Monthly Review devoted to our "German Romance". The man is little better than an ass; but a well-disposed one; and never dreams that his ears are long. He calls me point-blank by the name of the city Carlisle, without apology or introduction...'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

4 Jun 1827

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Advocates Library, Edinburgh

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:

anon

Title:

Review of 'German Romance'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

New & Improved Series, V (June 1827), p. 157-66

Provenance

borrowed (private library)


Source Information:

Record ID:

25716

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:

229-230

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. 229-230, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25716, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to John A. Carlyle, dated 4th June 1827, written at 21 Comley Bank. Pages 227-232 in this edition. Details of this serial given in editor's notes.

   
   
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