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Record 26712

Reading Experience:

Wednesday, 1 August 1827: 'Smoked a cigar after dinner, laughd with my daughters and read them the review of Hoffmann's production out of Gillies's new Foreign review.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 1 Aug 1827
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Abbotsford
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)
Reader's daughters.
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: article on E. T. W. Hoffmann
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In the Foreign Quarterly Review
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26712  
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: 335
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 335,, accessed: 29 May 2023

Additional comments:



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