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Record Number: 18867


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I do not rank this Maga very high but would like much to know who this new village poet is this juvenile Crab Coleridge's letter is great stuff but correspondence of the Pringles continues to be excellent'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Sep 1820 and 7 Oct 1820

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Altrive

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:

farmer / 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:

John Galt

Title:

'The Ayrshire Legatees; Or, The Correspondenceof the Pringle Family. No IV'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Sept 1820

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18867

Source:

Print

Author:

James Hogg

Editor:

Gillian Hughes

Title:

Collected Letters of James Hogg, The

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

II

Page:

46-7

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

James Hogg, Gillian Hughes (ed.), Collected Letters of James Hogg, The, (Edinburgh, 2006), II, p. 46-7, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18867, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Letter to William Blackwood.

   
   
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