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Record 7737

Reading Experience:

'After an interval of 5 hours, spent in reading the Edinr Review and excecuting various commissions, I resume my lucubrations. the unhappy carrier is not come.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: 11 Nov 1819
Country: Scotland
Time: afternoon: 4 - 9pm
Place: specific address: Broughton-Inn (en route to 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:Thomas Carlyle
Age Unknown
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Various
Title: Edinburgh Review
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 7737  
Source - Print  
  Author: Thomas Carlyle
  Editor: C R Sanders
  Title: The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle
  Place of Publication: Durham, North Carolina
  Date of Publication: 1970
  Vol: 1
  Page: 205-6
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Thomas Carlyle, C R Sanders (ed.), The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Durham, North Carolina, 1970), 1, p. 205-6,, accessed: 24 June 2024

Additional comments:

Taken from letter from Carlyle to John A. Carlyle dated 11th November 1819, written at Edinburgh. Pages 204 - 207 in this edition.



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