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Record Number: 29181


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'[I] read your Demonology and a Paper on St J. Long, the only thing by you in that [al]most quite despicable Magazine.'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1831 and 21 Jan 1831

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Craigenputtoch family home

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:

4 Dec 1795

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer / Academic

Religion:

Lapsed 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:

John A. Carlyle

Title:

Review of Sir Walter Scott's 'Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft, II'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Fraser's Magazine, January 1831

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29181

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:

5

Page:

215

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Carlyle, C. R. Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 5, p. 215, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29181, accessed: 01 March 2024


Additional Comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to John A. Carlyle dated 21st January 1831. Pages 212-217 in this edition. Information on the article given in editor's notes.

   
   
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