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Record Number: 29733


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am reading a short 'Etude' of Scherer on Goethe, in which I so heartily agree that I enjoy it.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 1885

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

Downe
Down House

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Unitarian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Wilhelm Scherer

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Classics, Essays / Criticism, History

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

unknown, possibly taken from'' A History of German Literature'', trans. by Mrs F.C. Conybeare, 1883

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29733

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

V2

Page:

271

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta Litchfield, Down, Summer 1885.

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 271, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29733, accessed: 19 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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