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Record 23848

Reading Experience:

'[on receiving the first printed copies of his poems] no sooner did the first copy come to hand, than my eyes were open to the folly of my conduct; for, on comparing it with the MS. which I had at home, I found many of the stanzas omitted, others misplaced, and typographical errors abounding in every place'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Between 1 Jan 1801 and 31 Dec 1801
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ettrick
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 25 Jan 1772
Socio-economic group: Labourer (agricultural)
Occupation: shepherd, later poet
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: [a pamphlet of poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 23848  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Hogg
  Editor: Gillian Hughes
  Title: Altrive Tales
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: Collected Works 13
  Page: 19
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Altrive Tales (Edinburgh, 2003), Collected Works 13, p. 19,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:



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