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Record Number: 26461


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

A letter from Southey, malcontent about Murray having accomplished the change in the Quarterly without speaking to him and quoting the twaddle of some old woman, male or female, about Lockhart's earlier jeux d'espirt but concluding most kindly that in regard to my daughter and me he did not mean to withdraw. That he has done the yeoman's service to the Review is certain - and his genius, his universal reading, his powers of regular industry and at the outset a name which though less generally popular than it deserves is still to respectable to be withdrawn without injury.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

29 Nov 1825

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Edinburgh
specific address: Castle Street

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:

Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1825

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist, poet and lawyer.

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:

Robert Southey

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Letter

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

26461

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W.E.K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

24

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 24, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26461, accessed: 19 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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