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Record Number: 26694


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'An excellent plot, excellent friends, and full of preparations'. Footnote: An allusion to Hotspur's plot in I Henry IV, ii. 3.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 29 Nov 1825

Country:

n/a

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:

Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist, poet and lawyer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

William Shakespeare

Title:

Henry IV

Genre:

Drama, History

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26694

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:

25

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 25, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26694, accessed: 24 February 2024


Additional Comments:

Diary entry for Tuesday, 29th November 1825.

   
   
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