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Record Number: 26797


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Now hating to deal with ladies when they are in an unreasonable humour I have got the goodhumoured Man of Feeling to find out the lady's mind and I take on myself the task of making her peace with Lord M-' (Footnote: Henry Mackenzie (1745-1831) author of Man of Feeling).

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Until: 30 Nov 1825

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Walter Scott

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

15 Aug 1771

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist, poet and lawyer.

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henry Mackenzie

Title:

The Man of Feeling

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1771

Provenance

n/a


Source Information:

Record ID:

26797

Source:

Print

Author:

Walter Scott

Editor:

W.E.K. Anderson

Title:

The Journal of Walter Scott

Place of Publication:

Edinburgh

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

27

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Walter Scott, W.E.K. Anderson (ed.), The Journal of Walter Scott, (Edinburgh, 1998), p. 27, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=26797, accessed: 20 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Diary entry for Wednesday, 30th November 1825

   
   
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