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Record 18907

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I would like well to know who is the author of ST JOHNSTON. It is rather better than ordinary. Pray does any of you know who is the editor of "The Northern Whig"? It comes hither from Belfast. Can it be Gray?'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Nov 1823 and 18 Jan 1824
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Altrive
   
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: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: farmer / author
Religion: n/a
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: Eliza Logan
Title: St Johnstoun; or, John, Earl of Gowrie
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published Nov 1823
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18907  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Hogg
  Editor: Gillian Hughes
  Title: Collected Letters of James Hogg, The
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: II
  Page: 196
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 196, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18907, accessed: 22 April 2024

Additional comments:

Letter to William Blackwood. Work published anonymously.

 

 

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