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Record 7209

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'G. read some of "Twelfth Night", but his head got bad and he was obliged to leave off'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 6 Jan 1855
Country: Germany
Time: n/a
Place: city: Berlin
   
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:George Henry Lewes
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Apr 1817
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer and philosopher
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Germany
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
George Eliot
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: Twelfth Night
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: BookManuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7209  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 42
  Additional comments: Co editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot, Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 42, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7209, accessed: 24 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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