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Record 11321

Reading Experience:

'Your common student wrote to me about Blackwood's Magazine, shewing who wrote in it and who spoke of it; he talks about 'Kenilworth a Romance'; he then describes his stomach-complaints, and wishes me better fortune, sometimes the dog even pities me.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 9 Jan 1821
Country: unknown
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:[unknown student] anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: student
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Kenilworth
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Letter
Publication details: First published January 1821
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11321  
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: 1
  Page: 303
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 1, p. 303,, accessed: 02 December 2021

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to John Carlyle, dated 9th January 1821, written at Edinburgh. Pages 302 - 305 in this edition. Estimated date range based on Editor's note which states that the novel had been published that week.



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