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Record Number: 5058


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Scott probably knew de Stael, he was certainly acquainted with her work, friends, lifestyle etc. Here is a brief excerpt: '...the tendency of the last of her productions, which, as a posthumous work, connects itself most immedately with her memory, is for the most part as excellent as its execution is brilliant and masterly. To speak first of its style: we cannot refrain from noticing the rarer occurrence of that appearance of straining after eloquence and philosophy which defaced ....'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 24 Oct 1784 and 1 Nov 1818

Country:

France?

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris?

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:

John Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

24 Oct 1784

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer, journalist, editor

Religion:

Presbyterian

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

France?

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Anne-Louise-Germaine de Stael

Title:

Considerations sur les Principaux Evenements de la

Genre:

History, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5058

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

John Scott, British Review & London Critical Journal, Vol 12, XXIV (November, 1818), pp. 324-367,

Citation:

John Scott, British Review & London Critical Journal, Vol 12, XXIV (November, 1818), pp. 324-367, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5058, accessed: 23 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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