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Record 26771

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Monday, 28 January 1828: 'I have read Cooper's Prairie, better I think than his Red Rover in which you never got foot on shore and to understand entirely the incidents of the story it requires too much nautical language. It is very clever though.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 14 Jan 1828 and 28 Jan 1828
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: James Fenimore Cooper
Title: Prairie
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 26771  
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: 420
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Walter Scott, W. E. K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Sir Walter Scott (Oxford, 1972), p. 420, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=26771, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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