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Record 16605

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Considerable marginalia in pencil in English, especially on the following pages: 30, 186, 216, 220-224.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Oct 1879 and 13 Feb 1935
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
12, Via Solferino
   
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:Vernon Lee
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Oct 1856
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Grant Allen
Title: Physiological Aesthetics
Genre: Social Science, Philosophy, Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Henry S. King Co. 1st edition
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16605  
Source - Print  
  Author: Grant Allen
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Physiological Aesthetics
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1877
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Grant Allen, Physiological Aesthetics (London, 1877), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16605, accessed: 21 July 2019

Additional comments:

'Vernon Lee' is the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935). This volume is housed in the Special Collections of the Harold Acton Library, the British Institute of Florence

 

 

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