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Record 22236

Reading Experience:

'Thank you for Herder which came in the nick of time; as I had just heard the last oracle of Nathan, and was ennuying myself with Tasso's Aminta- '
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 24 Feb 1826
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Haddington (family home)
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:Jane Baillie Welsh
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Jul 1801
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Daughter of doctor
Occupation: N/A
Religion: Christian
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: Torquato Tasso
Title: Aminta
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: First published 1590
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 22236  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jane Baillie Welsh
  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: 4
  Page: 55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jane Baillie Welsh, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 4, p. 55,, accessed: 24 September 2023

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from JBW to John A. Carlyle dated 7 March 1826, written at Haddington. Pages 54-55 in this edition. Estimated date range - JBW does not mention these works before this letter.



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