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Record Number: 18810


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The "Melodies" bear a few striking marks of the master's hand but there are some of them feeble and I think they must be Lady B's. He is not equal to Moore for [italics] melodies [end italics].'

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 12 Aug 1815

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Eltrieve Lake

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:

James Hogg

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

Nov 1770

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

shepherd / farmer and author

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

George Gordon, Lord Byron

Title:

Hebrew Melodies

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
sent by William Blackwood and purchased from him


Source Information:

Record ID:

18810

Source:

Print

Author:

James Hogg

Editor:

Gillian Hughes

Title:

Collected Letters of James Hogg, The

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

2004

Vol:

I

Page:

251

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The, (Edinburgh, 2004), I, p. 251, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18810, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood

   
   
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