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Record 4608

Reading Experience:

' ... E. Terry, at Newnham College, Cambridge in 1902, recalls being coached in Middle High German Lyrics by a Dr. Breul: they came to "a love-song that I thought particualrly charming ... but Dr. Breul turned the page ... and said, 'Er ist nicht erbaulich' (not edifying)" ..."'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 1902
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
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: Breul
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: University Tutor
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: anon
Title: Middle High German love-lyric
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4608  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 129
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 129,, accessed: 18 July 2019

Additional comments:

Quotation from Ann Phillips, ed., "A Newnham Anthology" (Cambridge, 1979) 55.



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