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Record 12721

Reading Experience:

'I have finished Julia - Divine Julia! What a finshed picture of most sublime virtue!'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1822 and 12 Feb 1822
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:Jane Bailie Welsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1801
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: Amateur writer / wife of Thomas Carlyle
Religion: Unknown
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jean Jacques Rousseau
Title: Julie, ou La Nouvelle Heloise
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 12721  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Baillie Welsh
  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: 2
  Page: 36
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jane Baillie Welsh, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 2, p. 36,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to Eliza Stodart dated ca. 12 February 1822. Pages 36-39 in this edition. Estimated date range based on date of JBW's previous letter in which she asks for the third volume.



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