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Record Number: 26463


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

The whole three are sitting sewing in the most peaceful manner at my hand: our Mother has been reading the Man of Feeling and my last Paper (with great estimation) in the Edinburgh Review.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 12 Nov 1827 and 12 Dec 1827

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:

Margaret Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

30 Sep 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

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:

State of German Literature

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Published in Edinburgh Review

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26463

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:

294

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. 294, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26463, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from TC to Alexander Carlyle dated 12th December 1827, written at Comley Bank. Page 294 in this edition. Estimated date range. Carlyle does not specify the paper's title - but his most recent paper published in the Edinburgh Review up to that point was 'State of German Literature'. Reader's date of birth is Carlyle's own estimate - see correspondence in 1855 after his mother's death.

   
   
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