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Record 3195

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'... [Walter Scott's] books captivated ... [Andrew Lang] as a boy and 'grow better on every fresh reading."'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: unknown
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:Andrew Lang
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1844
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: unknown
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3195  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 181
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 181, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3195, accessed: 01 July 2022

Additional comments:

Quotation from Andrew Lang, Adventures Among Books (1905) 82.

 

 

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