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Record 7245

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After dinner read "Two Gentlemen of Verona" and some of the "Sonnets". That play disgusted me more than ever in the final scene where Valentine on Proteus' mere begging pardon where he has no longer any hope of gaining his ends, says: "All that was mine in Silvia I give the"! - Silvia standing by'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 Mar 1855
Country: England
Time: afternoon: after dinner
Place: city: Dover
   
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 Eliot [pseud]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 22 Nov 1819
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

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

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7245  
Source - Print  
  Author: George Eliot [pseud]
  Editor: Margaret Harris
  Title: The Journals of George Eliot
  Place of Publication: Cambridge
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 54
  Additional comments: Co-editor Judith Johnston

Citation: George Eliot [pseud], Margaret Harris (ed.), The Journals of George Eliot (Cambridge, 1998), p. 54, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7245, accessed: 27 May 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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