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Record Number: 27982


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[Thomas] Carlyle saw Scott's greatness in the extracts from the Diary given by Lockhart. The stern critic rightly recalls the feelings and conduct evidenced by those extracts "tragical and beautiful"'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

unknown

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:

Thomas Carlyle

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Journal (extracts)

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

In J. G. Lockhart's Life of Walter Scott

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

27982

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Warden of Wadham College, Oxford

Title:

Letters Hitherto Unpublished, Written by Members of Sir Walter Scott's Family to their Old Governess

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1905

Vol:

n/a

Page:

31

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Warden of Wadham College, Oxford (ed.), Letters Hitherto Unpublished, Written by Members of Sir Walter Scott's Family to their Old Governess (London, 1905), p. 31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27982, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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