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Record Number: 18812


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After an absence of 9 months in Yarrow I returned here the night before last when for the first time I found a copy of your two last poems kindly sent to me by Murray, the perusal of which have so much renewed my love and admiration of you as a poet that I can no longer resist the inclination of once more writing to you'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 24 Feb 1816 and 26 Feb 1816

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: 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:

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:

'Siege of Corinth, The'

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

published with 'Parisina', Feb. 1816

Provenance

owned
sent by John Murray


Source Information:

Record ID:

18812

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:

265

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The, (Edinburgh, 2004), I, p. 265, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18812, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to Byron

   
   
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