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Record 27417

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Scrope Davies to John Murray, 17 May 1837: 'Barring the "Bubbles" (which I read because you recommended it to Nimrod [i.e. C. Apperly]) and Washington Irving's works, I know little of modern publications, and that little causes no regret at not knowing more. I was seduced into reading Washington Irving by accidentally stumbling on his "Stout Gentleman."'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1830 and 17 May 1837
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:Scrope Davies
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Washington Irving
Title: 'Stout Gentleman'
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27417  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Smiles
  Editor: n/a
  Title: A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1891
  Vol: 2
  Page: 421
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Smiles, A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray (London, 1891), 2, p. 421, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27417, accessed: 26 January 2022

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