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Record 18126

Reading Experience:

'Jack tells me you are reading Meister: this surprises me; if I did not recollect your love for me, I shoudl not be able to account for it.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: unknown
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:Margaret A. Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 12 Dec 1753
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: none
Religion: Calvinist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Title: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Translation by Thomas Carlyle first published 1824
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18126  
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: 107
  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. 107,, accessed: 13 June 2024

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to Margaret A. Carlyle dated 6 July 1824, written at 4 Myddleton Terrace, Pentonville, London. Pages 103-107 in this edition.



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