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Record 18060

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Did you get Meister; did they get them at Annan? It is slowly and sparingly coming forth here: I see it in the windows of the principal booksellers - there was a kind of notice of it in the Examiner (wherein my performance was called admirable!) and lately in the Scotsman (where it was able).'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 13 Jun 1824 and 24 Jun 1824
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Thomas Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Dec 1795
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer / Academic
Religion: Lapsed Calvinist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: Examiner (Newspaper Chat section)
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 13 June 1824 edition
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18060  
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: 3
  Page: 92
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 3, p. 92, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18060, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from TC to John A. Carlyle dated 24th June 1824, written at Mr Page's lodgings, Kew-Green, London. Pages 88-92 in this edition. Details of which edition of the Examiner he is referring to are given in Editor's notes.

 

 

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