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Record Number: 26773


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Saturday, 23 February 1828: 'I saw at the printing office [Ballantyne's] a part of a review on Leigh Hunt's Anecdotes of Byron by Wilson. It is written with power (apparently by Professor Wilson) but with a degree of passion wihch rather diminishes the effect, for nothing can more lessen the dignity of the satirist than being or seeming to be in a passion.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

23 Feb 1828

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Edinburgh
specific address: Ballantyne's printing office

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:

1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Wilson

Title:

review of Leigh Hunt, Anecdotes of Byron

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry, Biography

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

26773

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W. E. K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Sir Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1972

Vol:

n/a

Page:

433

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 433, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26773, accessed: 21 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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