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Record 23887

Reading Experience:

'I mentioned to Mr Blackwood that I had two tales I wished to publish, and at his request I gave him a reading of the manuscript. One of them was "The Brownie", which, I believe, was not quite finished. He approved of it, but with "The Bridal of Polmood" he would have nothing to do'.
Century: 1700-1799
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1816
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:William Blackwood
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 20 Nov 1776
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: publisher
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: Bridal of Polmood
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (other)
shown by Hogg


Source Information:

Record ID: 23887  
Source - Print  
  Author: James Hogg
  Editor: Gillian Hughes
  Title: Altrive Tales
  Place of Publication: Edinburgh
  Date of Publication: 2003
  Vol: Collected Works 13
  Page: 46
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Altrive Tales (Edinburgh, 2003), Collected Works 13, p. 46,, accessed: 06 June 2023

Additional comments:



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