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Record 18742

Reading Experience:

'if you have no [italics] odd things [end italics] lying about you which I daresay you do not lack there are many pieces among those you published in your youth which are I deem not much known and which I think extremely beautifull if you would deign to favour us with something of either the one class or the other you can hardly conceive how much it would oblige [italics] me [end italics] in particular and turn as it were every letter of our little repository into gold'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 3 Jun 1814
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:James Hogg
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth Nov 1770
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: shepherd and author
Religion: n/a
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: George Gordon, Lord Byron
Title: [juvenile poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18742  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Hogg
  Editor: Gillian Hughes
  Title: Collected Letters of James Hogg, The
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 2004
  Vol: I
  Page: 178
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2004), I, p. 178,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:

Hogg's letter to Byron soliciting a contribution for his projected poetical repository.



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