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Record 26578

Reading Experience:

Wednesday, 8 March 1826: 'Being jaded and sleepy I took up Le Duc de Guise en Naples. I think this, with the old Memoires on the same subject [...] would enable me to make a pretty essay for the Quarterly [Review].'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 7 Mar 1826 and 8 Mar 1826
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:Walter Scott
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1771
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
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: M. De Pastoret
Title: Le Duc de Guise a Naples etc. en 1647 et 1648
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1825
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26578  
Source - Print  
  Author: Walter Scott
  Editor: W. E. K. Anderson
  Title: The Journal of Sir Walter Scott
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1972
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 107
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 107,, accessed: 19 June 2024

Additional comments:

Article inspired by this reading published in the Foreign Quarterly Review IV., p.355.



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