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Record Number: 18514


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I received yours yesternight with the poem of [italics] the Sabbath [end italics], a good part of which I have already perused and have concluded that the Cameronian hath more in his head than hair'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

18 Jan 1805

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Ettrickhouse

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:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

shepherd, later writer

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:

James Grahame

Title:

Sabbath, The

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

poem published 1804

Provenance

owned
given by Scott


Source Information:

Record ID:

18514

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:

46

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The, (Edinburgh, 2004), I, p. 46, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18514, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

letter to Walter Scott

   
   
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