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Record 23636

Reading Experience:

'A pack of sheets came down on Monday morning, with a long letter from the Bibliophile requiring an alteration in the Title-page and Preface; then Jonathan on Wednesday morning; the management of all which things has occiped my whole disposable time till this morning.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 29 May 1826
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Scotsbrig
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:Thomas Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Dec 1795
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer / Academic
Religion: Lapsed 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: Thomas Carlyle
Title: Title page and preface of 'German Romance'
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Title page and prefaceManuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)


Source Information:

Record ID: 23636  
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: 4
  Page: 124
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 4, p. 124,, accessed: 17 June 2024

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from TC to Jane Baillie Welsh, dated 12th August 1826, written at Scotsbrig. Pages 124-127 in this edition.



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