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Record 2532

Reading Experience:

'I went down & saw Old Gleig who was on the same subject [the success of the "Battle of Dorking"]. He said too he had been reading lately the Review of Lothair & did not know which to admire most the review or the review of the reviewers. The reperusal [sic] had nearly put him into fits.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 5 May 1871
Country: n/a
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:"Old" Gleig
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Review of "Lothair"
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2532  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Blackwood
  Title: Letters
  Location: National Library of Scotland
  Call no: MS 4270
  Page/folio: 187-8

Citation: John Blackwood, Letters National Library of Scotland, p. MS 4270, p. 187-8,, accessed: 24 February 2024

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