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Record Number: 4127


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?Of Sir Walter Scott I have heard Maturin speak in terms of rapture. He considered his extraordinary productions the greatest efforts of human genius, and often said that in the poetry of universal nature he considered him equal to Shakespeare. So sensibly imbued was he with the characteristics of those magic fictions, that he apprehended the publication of an intentional imitation of Ivanhoe. I believe the public however never perceived any imitation beyond that into which every novelist falls who happens to write after Sir Walter.?

Century:

1700-1799, 1800-1849

Date:

unknown

Country:

Ireland

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:

Charles Robert Maturin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1782

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Curate

Religion:

Christian (Church of England)

Country of Origin:

Ireland

Country of Experience:

Ireland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Sir Walter Scott

Title:

complete works to 1820

Genre:

Fiction, Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1802-1820

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4127

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

1827

Vol:

XIX

Page:

410

Additional Comments:

Anonymous article 'Conversations with Maturin, n. 1', pp. 401-11.

Citation:

The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal (1827), XIX, p. 410, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4127, accessed: 29 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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