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Record 18929

Reading Experience:

'Robert has in several instances spoiled the effect of the tales at the close by winding them too abruptly up The Marvellous Doctor is quite ruined for though previously shortened one half to suit Maga that was no reason the other half should now have been withheld'.
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Until: 10 Mar 1829
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Mount Benger
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: author / farmer
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: James Hogg
Title: Shepherd's Calendar, The
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827-8) and as a volume 1829.
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18929  
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: 328
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 328,, accessed: 02 June 2023

Additional comments:

Letter to William Blackwood. The volume had been edited by Hogg's nephew Robert.



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