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Record 29182

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[I] read your Demonology and a Paper on St J. Long, the only thing by you in that [al]most quite despicable Magazine.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1831 and 21 Jan 1831
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Craigenputtoch family home
   
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:Thomas Carlyle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 4 Dec 1795
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer / Academic
Religion: Lapsed Calvinist
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: John A. Carlyle
Title: 'Some passages from the Diary of the late Mr St John Long'
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Fraser's Magazine, January 1831
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 29182  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carlyle
  Editor: C R Sanders
  Title: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
  Place of Publication: Durham, NC
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 5
  Page: 215
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, NC, 1970), 5, p. 215, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=29182, accessed: 16 June 2024

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from Thomas Carlyle to John A. Carlyle dated 21st January 1831. Pages 212-217 in this edition. Information on the article given in editor's notes.

 

 

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