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Record 13604

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Reader makes several references to the work: V.1, p.9, p.19, p.167, p.192; V.2 p.145, p.162, p.177; V.3 p.145. eg.: V.1 p.9 'Well, now I was very sure I would not smile this summer, nor yet read any book but the Bible and Night Thoughts*; even the Odyssey was to be rejected'. *'The Night Thoughts, and the Odyssey, were favourite studies among these friends, to which they were wont to make many serious and playful allusions' [footnote, p. 9] from Letter II to Miss Harriet Reid of Glasgow, April 28 1773. eg. p.19 '"how populous, how vital is the grave;? says your favourite Young : ?how populous, how vital are the glens!? I should be tempted to say here' from same letter.
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1773 and 31 Dec 1802
Country: Scotland
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:Anne Grant [nee MacVicar]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1755
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Wife/Widow of Church of Scotland minister then author
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Young
Title: Night thoughts
Genre: Classics, Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13604  
Source - Print  
  Author: Anne Grant
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1807
  Vol: 1-3
  Page: various
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Anne Grant, Letters from the mountains; being the real correspondence of a lady, between the year 1773 and 1807 (London, 1807), 1-3, p. various, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13604, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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