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Record Number: 26861


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Friday, 12 June 1829: 'After dinner I wrote to Walter, Charles, Lockhart and John Murray and took a screed of my novel so concluded the evening idly enough.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

12 Jun 1829

Country:

Scotland

Time

evening

Place:

city: 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:

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:

William Mudford

Title:

The Five Nights of St Albans

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1829

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26861

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:

573

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 573, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26861, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

Title of text supplied by source ed.; see p.573 n.8 in source, and also journal entry for 10 June 1829, and accompanying note, on p.572.

   
   
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